Black Walnut Tree

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lyrics

I was engulfed in the flames of misery
I thought one day I'd be found hanging from a black walnut tree
or maybe with a vein open on the bathroom floor
and a bloody razor laying next to me

I used to think my pain was so unique you see
Then one day I took a bunch of LSD
Now it seems there's no real difference between you and me
and my whole life is just one giant fantasy

From the center of you into the center of me
Back and forth oh yeah I failed geography
and when I look at you it turns out I see me
Hey lady, can I pour you a cup of strong black tea

and when I sing a song, I sing it for me
Oh how I love to sway to a beautiful melody
Like a bird in a cage that longs to be free
To spread out it's wings and to glide upon a breeze

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from All God's Creatures Have Knives, released March 30, 2016

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Cotton Portland, Oregon

Cotton is a musical project based out of Portland, OR, fronted and founded by J. Han. Cotton's songs make use of minimal instrumentation, using only his voice and a guitar, keyboard or organ. The lyrics have a poetic quality to them; they rhyme and tell anecdotes that point to something hidden. ... more

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