in absence of...


There were signal fires,
People walking on wires
And we saw everything
there was to see.

You wonder if you're good enough,
And could you swallow up that love
that was left with the black hole burning
in absence of...

It was afternoon
When he died too soon,
And you blamed everything
and everyone.

You are incomplete
In your wounded defeat,
I see somnolent glee
in your eyes.

You wonder if you're good enough,
And could you swallow up that love
that was left with the black hole burning
in absence of...

Did you kick the casket?

Did you kick the casket?

It'll be our secret; I swear...

Did you wanna leave him

When you couldn't please him?

Honey, all the signs were right there.

That next Friday night
You turned out the light
And you saw everything
there was to see.

I wonder if I'm good enough,
And can I swallow up that love
that you've left with the black hole burning
in absence of...