getting to know
July 15, 2011 at 11:45pm
let's get to know us. i'm a man, i'm a mess,
a whirlwind of fetishism and guesses,
the son of sex and sweat - at best -
a product of cowboy ranch brands,
the salt of the southland, and man
and i'm pitching my tent just here.
you mean, i climbed all the way up here
just to see another pretty face, a
lackluster grin, i'm amazed
another fool on her back, well
at least her shoes aren't fake.
i am still solid solitude,
i'm the highest point you've made,
and you're alone in your shoes,
unlaced and you're faced with
what you're faced with in the face
of the awkward truth.
yeah, i'm still a man when i can.
i get mine, forget hers, pack it up
for quits, you see, when it gets
to be too close. you can call it mistakes
but it's the choices i make that
make me forget i'm alone.
yeah, getting to know what you can.
getting to know me.
i'm still a man when i can.
still a vessel to carry this truth.