Empire 
Open up my eager chest
Take what you want
Leave me the rest
I don’t know what I would have said
When I was young and innocent

Now, you say you’ll take care of it all
As I wait for the empire to fall
Around me, all around me
Oh, come crashing down

Hearts beat fast
I know they can change
Tinderboxes caught up in the flames
With all the thoughts inside my fragile head
Turn them over
Burn them bright instead

I swear I can take it all
As I wait for the empire to fall
You say you can take care of it all
As I wait for the empire to fall
Around me, all around me
Oh, come crashing down

Red
Hands pushed through the window
Water on the floor
I’m not what you want dear
I’m not in control

I’m seeing red

Pushing past the ceiling
Stuck here on the floor
There’s no sign of stopping
Love me till I’m raw

I’m seeing red
I’m seeing red
I’m seeing red

Dark Water
Tongues soft and twisted
Heat rising
Small secret spaces
Quiet longing
Re-write history
And unmake the bed
Tangled sheets inside of my head
I feel like I’m drowning in warm water
And I want to breathe in

I am waiting
I am watching for your next move
I tire of thinking
Just tell me what to do
The taste of your lips
Let it linger
Why won’t you let me feel
Your finger tips
Through my hair
And in my mouth
Oh, let me drown
Let me drown

Dark water
You make it harder
When you are around
Soft water
Take me under
And let it surround me

The air is heavier
When you walk in the room
I look into your eyes
Swallowed by the blue
I cannot move
I cannot breathe
I can feel you
Through every inch of me
Oh, I am drowning in your water
And I want to breathe in

Dark water
You make it harder
When you are around
Soft water
Take me under
And let it surround me
Dark water
You take me under
And let it surround
Soft water
Take me under
And let it surround me
Let it surround me
Let it surround me

Warmth
I don’t see like you do
Liken me to the moon
I just want to shine, shine, shine
Let me move you
Like the tides

We don’t see eye to eye
I don’t mind
You’re afraid to die
You say it’s like the morning cold
The kind that takes your breath away
I can only feel the warmth
Of what will happen to me on that day

Being Alone
Time slips by like a river
My hands, they shake and quiver
The hair on my arms will stand on end
Will I decide to break or bend?
Just give me something
I am better at
Than being alone
Being alone

Oh my god
When will I learn to let go?
Would I rather
Burn than be in control?
Being Alone

Quiet
Let’s call it what it is
If you say a word out loud
It doesn’t hurt more than it already did


If you name a kind of evil
Does that mean you have power over it?
I don’t know
But I’m tired of being quiet

I’ve got things buried in my bones
That make it hard for me to be alone
Or be touched how I want to be
Or breathe how I want to breathe

So, let’s put the past to flame
Feed it to the fire
Let it burn
Till nothing remains

And if you name a kind of evil
Does that mean you have power over it?
I don’t know
I don’t know
But I’m tired
So tired
Of being quiet

Paint
Paint my picture
Take me off the wall
My unfinished lines
They linger
Oh, they haunt me
Darling, want me again
Cause I’m tired of this wondering

Sculpt my body
Let me feel your arms around me
Press your hands against my skin
Oh, shape me
Darling, make me give in
I don’t want this to end

You leave me unattended
Blankly staring at the wall
Don’t say our time has ended
I feel the beginning of the fall
Oh, I desire you
Let me inspire you
I’ll be truest blue muse

Inside Out
Outside the rain is pouring
And I’m thinking of the stars
Their light it must be shining
Bouncing back into the dark
The moon is hiding somewhere
Beyond my line of sight
I know it’s only a matter of time
Before I get things right

Like winter’s sun is fading
Or like fires that cannot last
I hope to burn my brightest
That you see what I am
My love is hiding somewhere
Beyond my flawed design
I know it’s only a matter of time
Before I lose my mind
My mind


But you turn me inside out
You turn me inside out
You turn me inside out
You turn me inside out