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Thursday, February 03, 2005

PEDESTAL



I put you on a pedestal

‘Cause I thought you could do no wrong

I put you on a pedestal

'Cause at your worst, you meant no harm


I put you on a pedestal

It seemed we’d have a different end

I put you on a pedestal

Because we started out as friends


I held you high above the earth

Refused to see you weighed me down

I held you up with all my might

'Til I collapsed, broken and bound


My arms weren’t strong enough for two

Especially with you kicking me

Realizing now, you held me down

Because that’s where you needed me


I put you on a pedestal

Heart’s love too much to dwell on faults

I put you on a pedestal

Love was too big to count the costs


I put you on a pedestal

Not seeing that’s where I belonged

You placed yourself above reproach

Finessed me with the same sad song


“It wasn’t me, I’m not at fault”

You never could admit your blame

That pedestal, now cracked in two

Light seeps through, shining on your shame


I put you on a pedestal

Pretending not to see the truth

And when I took you off that mount

The light emerged and I saw you


You see in truth, I knew your kind

Cruel, cowardly duality

I took you off that pedestal

And the one lifted up was ME




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