Ode to Sleep

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I wake up fine and dandy but then by the time I find it handy 
To rip my heart apart and start  Planning my crash landing
I go up, up, up, up, up to the ceiling 
Then I feel my soul start leaving
Like an old man's hair receding 
I'm pleading, please, oh please 
On my knees repeatedly asking 
Why it's got to be like this
Is this living free?
I don't wanna be the one be the one to have the sun's blood on my hands 
I'll tell the moon
Take this weapon, forged in darkness 
Some see a pen, I see harpoon 

I'll stay awake 
'Cause the dark's not taking prisoners tonight 
Why am I not scared in the morning?
I don't hear those voices calling 
I must have kicked them out
I must have kicked them out
I swear I heard demons yelling  Those crazy words they were spelling 
They told me I was gone
They told me I was gone

But I tell 'em
Why won't you let me go
Do I threaten all your plans?
I'm insignificant  Please tell 'em
You have no plans for me
I will set my soul on fire
What have I become, I'll tell 'em all

On the eve of a day that's forgotten and fake
As the trees, they await, and clouds anticipate
The start of a day when we put on our face
A mask that portrays that we don't need grace 
On the eve of a day that is bigger than us
But we open our eyes, cause we're told that we must
And the trees wave their arms and the clouds try to plead  Desperately yelling, there's something we need
I'm not free, I asked forgiveness three times
Same amount that I denied, I three-time MVP'd this crime 
I'm afraid to tell you who I adore 
Won't tell you who I'm singing towards
Metaphorically, I'm a whore, and that's denial number four

I'll stay awake 
'Cause the dark's not taking prisoners tonight oh oh oh
Why am I not scared in the morning?
I don't hear those voices calling 
I must have kicked them out
I must have kicked them out
I swear I heard demons yelling  Those crazy words they were spelling 
They told me I was gone
They told me I was gone

But I tell 'em
Why won't you let me go
Do I threaten all your plans?
I'm insignificant  Please tell 'em
You have no plans for me
I will set my soul on fire
What have I become?
I tell 'em

You have no plans for me
I will set my soul on fire
What have I become?
I tell 'em
I tell 'em
I tell 'em
I tell 'em 

 Please tell 'em
You have no plans for me
I will set my soul on fire
What have I become?
I'm sorry

Written by: TYLER JOSEPH

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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