I walk through the city, not another soul in sight. Abandoned windows stare at me with an intensity that appears hungry and hollow. It flows like water no longer, it catches, stumbles. The stars are empty, glaring at me. The bell tolls it's sad tale and I wonder if anybody sees what I see, notices the grains in the brick or the tears in the tortured old man's eyes. A negative perception.
Are the stars meant to shine with meaning? Every flower glow with life? Strangers smiles fill me with joy?
I picked you out of a crowd and talked to you I said I liked your shoes You said, "Thanks, can I follow you?" So it's up the stairs and out of view No prying eyes I poured some wine I asked your name, you asked the time
Now it's two o'clock The club is closed We're up the block Your hands on me; Pressing hard against your jeans Your tongue in my mouth, trying to keep the words from coming out You didn't care to know who else may have been you before
I want a lover I don't have to love I want a girl who's too sad to give a fuck Where's the kid with the chemicals? I thought he said to meet him here but I'm not sure I've got the money if you've got the time You said it feels good I said, "I'll give it a try."
Then my mind went dark We both forgot where your car was parked Let's just take the train I'll meet up with the band in the morning
Bad actors with bad habits Some sad singers they just play tragic And the phone's ringing and the van's leaving Let's just keep touching; let's just keep... keep singing...
I want a lover I don't have to love I want a boy who's so drunk he doesn't talk Where's the kid with the chemicals? I've got a hunger and I can't seem to get full I need some meaning I can memorize The kind I have always seems to slip my mind
But you, but you...
You write such pretty words But life's no storybook Love's an excuse to get hurt And to hurt. Do you like to hurt? I do, I do..