The Instrument of Pain

a nightmare often masquerades as love out of a dream
monsters aren’t cut out for raising ladies’ self-esteem
battlescars and war stories galore
a frozen handful maybe

show-and-tell your brand new map of hell
and do remind us daily
that
love is not the enemy of life
no
love can give more freedom than it
takes if you’d like

in the bed or on the phone
at your front door when you’re alone
be haunted nightly

do you miss who came before
and is the wound still somewhat sore
do you feel it slightly?

well
love is not the enemy of life
no
love can give more freedom than it
takes if you’d like

singles bar and feathers and tar
last time she swears and grins and bears it into prince harming
it’s a temporary cure he’ll do i’m sure but what (endure)
it’s hardly alarming
love is not the enemy of life
no
love can give more freedom than it
takes if you’d like

love is not the enemy of life
love is not the enemy of life
no love can give more freedom than it
takes if you’d like
take if you’d like it to
take if you’d like
take if you’d like it to

love is not the instrument of pain
it’s your own mind
love is not the instrument of pain
it’s your own mind
the instrument of pain is your own mind

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