Lions Will Eat

from by John Alan Kennedy

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on the sharp side of town
there’s a hole with a fence
but nothing gets through
and nothing makes sense.
that’s the place where i fell
there was blood on my knee
the glass cut clean through
and looked into me.

let it all in
prove you’re alive
then let it all go

at the end of the night
there’s a hole in my brain
it’s deeper than deep
and nothing escapes.
that’s the place where i fly
there are birds at my feet
giraffes stumble through
and the lions will eat.

let it all in
prove you’re alive
then let it all go

where the whiskey’s too sweet
and the people too loud
we never quite meet
we’re all just too proud.
there are things never said
cuz nothing gets through
it doesn’t make sense
but that’s what we do.

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from That's Curiosity, released August 20, 2018

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