Joey

The boy’s in jail

All of his life

He’s in prison

Even when he’s outside

 

Cell ain’t big enough

They never open the door

Thirty-five people

Sleep on the floor

 

Strange little beasts

In tropical heat

Crawling around

Wounded feet

 

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Joey Joey

What have you done to yourself?

Losing touch

With life itself

 

You couldn’t live in a family

Couldn’t live alone

Jail’s the safest place

Feels like coming home

 

This time it’s different

Meaninglessness survives

At the bottom of the sewer

Lowest of life

 

Chorus

 

What would it take

To regain your heart

And keep the blood circulating

After a brand new start?

 

Your skin deadly pale

Bones sticking through

Your eyes see betrayal

Your teeth black and few

 

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God only knows why

How long and where to

If we could do something

You know that we would

 

But where can we take you

Where will you be safe?

When it’s not safe within you

Can’t think of a place

 

Terug