Bring Me Backwards

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Ellis Paul

Ellis Paul (born Paul Plissey; January 14, 1965) is an American singer-songwriter and folk musician. Born in Aroostook County, Maine, Paul is a key figure in what has become known as the Boston school of songwriting, a literate, provocative and urbanely romantic folk-pop style that helped ignite th… more »

Street corner, cityside lane
People cross borders
When green lights change
And isn't that strange

A face on someone
I almost said your name
Can you blame me?
But I was foiled again

Bring me backwards
I can't fool time
I'm walking in circles
I've committed no crime
Bring on the witness
The truth is divine
You stand there bleeding
But the blood is mine

And you'd say,
"Pain is just a relative thing"
I'd say, "Thank you, Mr. Einstein"
You go on about space,

This place in time 
But that's no way to explain it
Believe me,
When you're mining it

'Cause it's all feel

Not thought
But there I'm caught
Trying to untangle it


Written by: ELLIS PAUL

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