Infinite Jest

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Go away from my window,
leave at your own chosen speed.
I’m not the one you want, babe,
I’m not the one you need.
You say you’re looking for someone
who’s never weak but always strong,
to protect you and defend you
whether you are right or wrong.
Someone to open each and every door
but it ain’t me, babe,
no, no, no, it ain’t me babe. It ain’t me you’re looking for, babe.

Go lightly from the ledge, babe
go lightly on the ground.
I’m not the one you want, babe
I’ll only let you down.
You say you’re looking for someone
to promise never to part.
Someone to close her eyes for you,
someone to close her heart.
Someone to die for you and more,
but it ain’t me, babe
no, no, no, it ain’t me babe,
It ain’t me you’re looking for, babe.

Go melt back into the night,
everything inside is made of stone.
There’s nothing in here moving
And anyway I’m not alone.
You say you’re looking for someone
who’ll pick you up each time you fall.
To gather flowers constantly
and to come each time you call.
Who’ll love you for your life and nothing more
but it ain’t me, babe.

five hundred and seven.

I was alone and my stomach was twisted, but I can get up now the dark clouds have lifted.

Back in the old life before you existed, I couldn’t see right my windows were misted.

five hundred and six.

I’m broken in two, and I know you’re on to me.

Never again, will I turn away from you.