Light By Light

© Kristen Grainger 2020

I can hear you, out on my road
And you got your pistol with you, youíre both loaded
My courage is sinking in the sun
As you shoot out the streetlights, one by one

Look at you, what youíve become
You lurk on my horizon like a thunderstorm
Bitter words leave no room for wonder:
ďWhat god has joined let no one put asunderĒ

Light by light, you bring the darkness, you bring the night

I know youíre out there, I can see your silhouette
The moonlight on your pistol, glowing cigarette
Oh, I know youíre out there, yes I know youíre out there
So Iím keeping myself out of sight tonight

I remember when we were together
Loving you was hurricane weather
Racing winds tearing up the shore
I got no use for hurricanes anymore

Light by light, you bring the darkness, you bring the night

I know youíre out there, I can see your silhouette
The moonlight on your pistol, glowing cigarette
Oh, I know youíre out there, yes I know youíre out there
So Iím keeping myself out of sight tonight

Shot by shot you stoke that anger, drink your belly full of lies
Step by step you change to someone Iíve come to recognize

Oh, I know youíre out there, yes I know youíre out there
So Iím keeping myself out of sight tonight

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