Your House

Note: This song is my strangest one, which figures since it's also my first. The "house" in it (I think) refers to a relationship. And the original idea came from an episode of the Soap, Coronation Street, where someone was trying to steal someone else's other half, but it failed miserably. And the "junction" reference came from Homes Under the Hammer, where the was a house built on the end of a junction and someone was saying how it was likely to get crashed into and fall to the ground.

Your House

If you build your house on the end of a junction
You will end up burning

Piece by piece you build your house
Making it strong and stable
Surrendering your love and attention
Whenever you are able
For all it's worth, your foundations
Could have been set elsewhere

Because houses built on the end of junctions
Always get crashed into
And if you build your house at the end of a junction
You will end up burning

Enticing things, they fill your house
To keep the homeliness in
Masking the cracks, you hope to hide
The mess that it is in
Bricks don't stay in place when
They're held together with glue

 Because houses built on the end of junctions
Always get crashed into
And if you build your house at the end of a junction
You will end up burning

Decorations don't hide breakages
And pictures, they don't hide your crumbling walls
Your house is falling down
It's falling to the ground
And now your roof is caving in

Can't you see?

Houses built on the end of junctions
Always get crashed into
And someone will crash into you
If you build your house on the end of a junction
And you'll end up burning
When someone crashes into you

It would be better if you built your house in the sea
Waves crash but they don't burn
And either way, in the end
Your house will fall down
It's falling to the ground 

The End

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