Smashing The Glass

Falling out with old friends, and leaving your past behind for (hopefully) better pastures

In a burst of anger I smashed the glass

Ignoring my friends’ confused expressions

I took flight and left the city behind

I’ve finally decided

That I’m gonna leave the city tonight

 

Tracing the map lines with a crooked finger

Staggering from streetlight to streetlight

The last connection to my old life now severed

I’ve made up my mind

I’ll leave this city forever

 

I’ll distance myself from the crowd

Disengage myself and pretend my friends are strangers

There’s no more fight in me, only a danger

That there’ll be nothing left here

When the smoke finally clears

 

Petty words turn to fist fights in a moment

Months of secrets and tension fired into the air

Looks of disgust cast back and forth

And now both sides refuse to wave the white flag

No apologies for the battles we fought

 

Where can I go now that my friends have faded?

I long ago forgot the feeling of peace

There’s nothing but bitter memory here

I’ve made the last of my plans

The roads out of town in the night are clear

 

I’ll distance myself from the crowd

Disengage myself and pretend my friends are strangers

There’s no more fight in me, only a danger

That there’ll be nothing left here

When the smoke finally clears

 

It’s way past the point of getting along

And so the abyss opens up between us

Its apathy and nothing else

I’m folding up, hiding away by myself

 

I’ll distance myself from the crowd

Disengage myself and pretend my friends are strangers

There’s no more fight in me, only a danger

That there’ll be nothing left here

When the smoke finally clears

The End

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