Twist Twice

I want you to kiss me as if you’ve never kissed me before
and I want your head to twist twice
when I walk through that crowded room’s door
and when you breathe
I want every second breath to combine with mine
and sometimes I wish
the very moments of our discovery could rewind
we’ve become so everyday familiar
our sentences overlap
our productivity has doubled
and then the audiences clap
and only you and I know
how we have struggled for peace in all of this
and I know there are a million new beginnings
to be found in the millionth kiss
and there have been times
when we have stood on opposite sides
of the same piece of two-way glass
two eyes looking outwards on the hopeful future
two eyes looking inwards on what we need to grow past
and then we have switched places
I’ve watched your mind twist twice
we cannot erase this
you’ve watched my mind twist twice
we cannot replace this
I think the next time that we twist twice
it should be between our tongues and our lips
I’ve heard it said that love is not in the falling
it’s in the staying put
And I know that happy
is not a destination for which I am aiming
it’s in the careful placement of each and every foot
it’s a method of travel and I love how we overlap
and I even love the struggle
and I love it when the audiences clap
and only you and I know
how we have sought out the peace in all of this
and I know there are a million new beginnings
to be found in the millionth kiss
and I think it’s safe for you to assume
that you’ll see my head twist twice
when you walk into that crowded roomI want you to kiss me as if you’ve never kissed me before
and I want your head to twist twice
when I walk through that crowded room’s door
and when you breathe
I want every second breath to combine with mine
and sometimes I wish
the very moments of our discovery could rewind
we’ve become so everyday familiar
our sentences overlap
our productivity has doubled
and then the audiences clap
and only you and I know
how we have struggled for peace in all of this
and I know there are a million new beginnings
to be found in the millionth kiss
and there have been times
when we have stood on opposite sides
of the same piece of two-way glass
two eyes looking outwards on the hopeful future
two eyes looking inwards on what we need to grow past
and then we have switched places
I’ve watched your mind twist twice
we cannot erase this
you’ve watched my mind twist twice
we cannot replace this
I think the next time that we twist twice
it should be between our tongues and our lips
I’ve heard it said that love is not in the falling
it’s in the staying put
And I know that happy
is not a destination for which I am aiming
it’s in the careful placement of each and every foot
it’s a method of travel and I love how we overlap
and I even love the struggle
and I love it when the audiences clap
and only you and I know
how we have sought out the peace in all of this
and I know there are a million new beginnings
to be found in the millionth kiss
and I think it’s safe for you to assume
that you’ll see my head twist twice
when you walk into that crowded room

Sucker-Punched
Boise

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  11:11 – 2011 A Folktronica Collection – Lentic – 2009 The Dirty Pulse – 2006 Disarming – 2004 Stiltwalking – 2002 Snapshots – 2000 The Wage is the Stage – 2000 Permanent Marker – 1999 Can’t Corner Me – 1998 Insectinside – 1997 Ember Swift – 1996

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