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a pint of whiskey will get you through part five
frenzy asked me out on a date
chaos snuggled up right next to me
thought i'd maintain a bit of equilibrium
figured i'd get through at the last second
didn't plan on how the floor was going to revolt
didn't make the necessary reservations for survival
the delirious boys are waltzing us to the new armageddon
they want to paint the walls with rapture
but i reckon i should stick around
let my bones deteoriate at their own rhythm
not ready to take the rapture roller coaster ride
keep your testaments at bay honey
and test me some other way
a pint of whiskey and a belief in something
just might pull your wagon through the fire
thought i'd hitch a ride with an asteroid
prepared what i felt was a strong enough speech
but the lights never got here
they got detoured and now we gotta walk home alone
in the dark
don't cry so loud
nobody around wants to hear it
take my hand though
the earth here is criminally uneven
so let me take your hand
and i won't go too fast
let me feel your heart
and i promise not to die too quick

---Scott Wannberg

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