Altered States

living in a cage
washing in a bird bath
sinking in a fishbowl
on a broken farm

i try to never lie
i really do
i wonder if my friends
will get me through
concious of the way
as best we can
17 ways to kill a man

states
we’ve been through
ah

killing nostalgia
for future swims
trash all your bridges
kill the rock and roll thing

i want to move on with no complaints
building our walls with yesterday
might as well shine before you slide
might as well live before you die

states
we’ve been through
ah
talkin’ about
states we’ve been through
ah
talkin’ about
states states
talkin’ about
a whole lot of emptiness

living in a state
of constant changing
a river of flux
for our tasting

i try to never lie
i really do
i wonder if my friends
will get me through
always seems to rain
when you leave
i try to stem the flow as we bleed

states
we’ve been through
ah
talkin’ about
states atates
ah
talkin’ about