Painted Up Like Pigeons

from With Distance by Sometimes the Cat

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I've been painted up like pigeons on your bedroom wall
I'll hide underneath the blankets heaped along the hall
Now asleep I reach up through feather dreams

I feel warm and safe, wrapped around, enveloped tight
I've got nothing I'd like more than to stay the night
Darkness sinks into space 'twixt me and you

Life traipses in through the door, afloat on her feet as if spinning on ice
She pulls the books from the shelves, thrown down to the ground as she tries to entice
I don't know what to do, I still remember you

I've been painted up like pigeons on your bedroom wall
I'll hide in between your sheets until the clock bird's call
Under navy blue, I don't know about you

But I feel alright, and I haven't been alright in a long time
You make me feel okay, and it's been so long since I've felt that way
And everything's fine, and I'm yours and I'd say you're mine
Until we wake up again


from With Distance, released November 18, 2017
April - vocals, acoustic guitar, ukulele, electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, synth programming




Sometimes the Cat Eugene, Oregon

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