Pocket Knife

from by Short Answers



You said, “We could talk and drink about it,”
“You can tell me what was wrong with everything,”
“How I’m exactly what you need,”
But our ideas of need are two completely different things
Excuse my expectations, because I’m not what you need

And this is not where I should be
I’m growing out of the photograph – your favorite one of me
And this won’t mean a thing to me three years from now
I’m growing out of all this need

I’m the lonely seed of a redwood tree
Afraid of drying out, or maybe cutting myself down
With no one around to hear the sound
Of my head smashed against the ground

And I’ll see you all again
In the void where we’re not sure if we’re still friends
Or faces that just remember something less
You wanted to talk to someone
Who was less afraid of something new
Who wouldn’t know this wasn’t you
“...and I’ll see you around...”
That’s what we always say
And I dread that day


from This Is a Perfect Place, released December 2, 2014



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