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  • I think about those nights and
    the things sent to my old address
    and I think I was just
    I was just passing through
    I was just passing through
    and now I'm through with that place
    and now I'm through with you
    and if I smoke a cigarette
    or if I drink myself to death
    you couldn't know that because
    this is just a piece
    of paper
    or a computer screen
    you can't see inside of me
    so I lie and in my mind
    I'm of perfect health and
    my sound body
    sounds like church bells
    ringing around the clock at night
    awake enough times to hear it and I know
    the last time it rings
    before dawn.
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