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Paper Veins

from Strawberry Skyline by Daniel Rylander

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"Tell me where you want to go,
I'll tell you where I'm going to be.
I never said I'd stay or go,
Only if you'd have all of me.
All or nothing, all or nothing, dear.
Only something could make nothing here.

Tell me how it's going to be,
I'll pack my bags and I'll leave.
I hate this way you make me feel,
But I know it's got to be.
All or nothing, all or nothing, dear.
Only something could make me nothing here.

I saw the lights flicker in your dying eyes,
I said, 'Girl, don't you leave me too.'
'Cause close is too close,
And far's just too far when you're not in the room.
It's a slow climb to heaven,
But I'll get you there.
And never say never to love.
You've held on for so long,
And though I'm not that strong I'll hold you now.

So don't the ropes,
Let me just hang here.
Is it useless to hope that you'll come around?
And I've seen you smile before,
But I've never quite felt like I do now.
To hang in your world,
Dont cut me down.

And maybe I'd mean more on a blank page,
Where paper cuts are only skin deep.
Your pen is the needle,
And my blood's the ink in paper veins.
You go to that place and I'll get you out.
She said, 'Your rhymes just won't do like before.
You need something closer,
And just can't wait around forever.'

But don't cut the feed,
I need your breathing.
Too tired to sleep,
But safe in your eyes.
And I've been lonely before,
But never quite as much as when I think of you.
Wherever you are think of me too.

Tired lunges can you feel me?
I'm just breathing for more.
Lonely eyes left in disbelief.
Why couldn't I see you before?"


from Strawberry Skyline, track released September 3, 2013


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Daniel Rylander Akron, Ohio

Daniel Rylander is a singer/songwriter from Northeast Ohio. His newest single, "Sink with Me", is now available on all streaming platforms! A list of shows can be found below, but for more info, please visit his official website. Thank you for your support and continue to enjoy the music! ... more


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