Verse 1

How could you abandon me in quicksand?

How could you be too tired to lend me your hand?

How could you think I can just let it go?

How could you not understand I broke from their blow?

Pre chorus 1

Do you think I'd turn to you

If I could do it all on my own?

Do you think I'd run from you

If you ever found yourself alone?

Chorus

Turn me away from your fortress,

Slam the door on my tear-stained face,

Leave me out in the cold dark woods,

And I'll mend myself like I should.

Verse 2

How could you never notice my respect?

How could you judge me by who I am when I break?

How could you not see my soul behind scars?

How could you exile me from your life, push so far?

Pre chorus 2

Do you think I'd bother you

If I had any strength left to fight?

Do you think I'd just leave you

To tend to yourself on your dark night?

Chorus

Turn me away from your fortress,

Slam the door on my tear-stained face,

Leave me out in the cold dark woods,

And I'll mend myself in solitude.

Bridge

Just know that if ever the tables were turned,

And you found yourself drenched in dark ashes,

Because the world you loved so much has been burned,

And the urn broken with ruthless smashes,

Then I'd be there for you,

Because that's what's friends do,

A thousand times, no questions asked, I promise.

Because I love you even after all of this this.

Chorus

Turn me away from your fortress,

Slam the door on my tear-stained face,

Leave me out in the cold dark woods,

And I'll mend myself, now for good.