Starting Now

I have just been listening to Ingrid Michaelson and I think I may have found my new anthem.

Starting Now
I want to crawl back inside my mother’s womb
I want to shut out all the lights in this room
I want to start fresh, like a baby in a sink
Scrub away all these thoughts that i think of you

So life moves slowly when you’re waiting for it to boil
Feel like i watch from 6 feet under the soil
Still want to hold you and kiss behind your ears
But i re count the countless tears that i lost for you

But before you finally go there’s one thing you should know: That I promise –

Starting now I’ll never know your name
Starting now I’ll never feel the same
Starting now I wish you never came into my world.

I want to crawl back inside my bed of sin
I want to burn the sheets that smell like your skin
Instead I’ll wash them just like kitchen rags with stains
Spinning away every piece that remains of you.

But before you finally go there’s one thing you should know: That I promise –

Starting now I’ll never know your name
Starting now I’ll never feel the same
Starting now I wish you never came into my world.

It’s my world, it’s not ours anymore
It’s my world, it’s not ours anymore

Starting now I’ll never know your name
Starting now I’ll never feel the same
Starting now I wish you never came into my world.

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One response to “Starting Now

  1. iheartcoffee

    If you’re into Ingrid definitley check out Greg Laswell, another indie singer/songwriter. They were both on the Hotel Cafe Tour together and although his music has a bit of a sadder sound, it should appeal to the same people. His newest song is called “How the Day Sounds” and it’s on his Myspace page and almightyjukebox.com

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