The Attic

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This is where you left me hiding
under two year’s worth of skin and grief
It doesn’t look like much to me
anymore but once I would have
sworn it looked like God to me
all wrapped up in holy sheets

I know more than I wanted to know
to tell you the truth
I wish I’d never fallen in love
with you

This is where you kept me waiting
‘till you found a cleaner place to sleep
beyond the jokes you made of me
This is how you say you’re sorry
mouthing nonsense on your knees
but you aren’t smiling up at me

I know more than I wanted to know
to tell you the truth
I wish I’d never fallen in love
with you

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from Obliterate, released March 4, 2014

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Mark Lenover

Through a distinctive fusion of folk, rock, theatre and electronica, Mark Lenover critically examines pop culture’s ubiquitous influence, its moral philosophy and the potentially devastating effects of drug abuse and mental illness. His recent work frequently challenges an increasingly pervasive culture of celebrity, self-indulgence, distraction and desire. ... more

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