and ding and dong the bell has tolled and tick and tock the clock has struck the fifth-strike bell my heart extolled and ding and dong the bell has tolled from eight I begged and pled, cajoled for clicks on clocks to come unstuck and ding and dong the bell has tolled and tick and tock the clock has struck
I'm as elementary as LMNOP and solid as sedimentary and searching like a moral invent-ory and sillysillysilly perhaps a bit illusory You'll get used to me as I choose to be an itty bity bit imaginary But it's plain to see that it's meant to be It'll be for me You'll see and one day I'll be Happyhappy Joyous and Free
I can't seem to go to † † sleep. Sleep! † † I just wanna tip toe and † † creep. Creep! † † But I tell myself no, just † † count sheep. † † You don't wanna go too † † deep. Sleep! † † † † As I hear the kitchen faucet † † drip. Drip! † † My mind begins to slowly † † drift, slip † † into what I want and † † miss. Wish! † † How on earth can I † † resist this? † † † † I can't get my mind to † † wind down. † † Can't even begin to † † find sound † † reasoning behind...
Iíve fallen. Into obsession. Infatuation. Insanity. But Iím pretty sure Iíve never been in love. Iíve been In denial In withdrawal Intoxicated. Completely Consumed Mind and soul No control But the bodyís still here. Stuck stationary where All three should be. Disconnected Neglected Anorectic. The perfect trinity For depravity.
My voice Is the thing that can't be silenced In the middle of the night When all I want is quiet At 3 am, two minutes past Four hours too late And four more Til I've got to be awake Lord, give me peace, Some relief Release me now, to sleep. I pray.