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I wrote this song about my walk to the bus stop. You're probably wondering how and why that escalated so much.

lyrics

Em/C/B7
Paranoia and delusions when you leave at five am
And you don’t know how to walk alone, but you have no friends
They betrayed you and left you on the side of the road that you’re walking
There’s no path to take, and the cars turn down the alley
So the only option is to take trails through the woods
So keep your eyes straight ahead, don’t look to the side
Cause if you do, you’ll them moving, and you won’t know where to hide
No, you won’t know where to hide
G/C/B7
So beware, of the things that lie in the dark
Cause they’re not there, but it sure feels like it sometimes
And beware, of that ticking you hear in your room at night
Because it goes away when you turn on the light
Em/C/B7
You hearing it walking toward you
It’s early morning hours
And you don’t know where to go
And you think about calling people for help
But you’re tired of only being able to talk of your woes
It’s so cliche, but you can feel your heart beating in every part of your body
As you’re running and you can’t be tempted to look back
G/C/B7
So beware, of the things that you hear that are not there
Because it’s the things that we invent that tend to hurt us the most
And beware, of that stranger there he’s looking in your eyes
You don’t know where to go or how to fight
Em/C/B7
And it’s another evening in your house with the windows drawn tight
Because you just don’t know what might come in the night
G/C/B7
So beware, of the people who are out there to use you
And be aware of the people who will abuse
And beware because no one really cares
And maybe this is a bit pessimistic,
But I just thought maybe I would warn you

credits

from Up To December, released January 15, 2017
Thanks to Jon and Ray for giving me music to listen to while I walk, and thank you to AJJ for reminding me that probably no one will come out of the woods to kill you if you sing songs about murder.

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The Hoils Dilemma North Carolina

I just write songs and things like that. All of my recordings are low quality, so hopefully you like that sort of thing.

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