Western Mile

from by Japanese Large



so were we mesmerized
on our way to the top of the pile?
working for a better life
hey, these days that’s a western lie

and lately the shine is gone
well where do you expect it from?
like a moth to a neon call
convinced it’s a rising sun

this turning money into stuff
we didn’t need a quarter of
somehow having way too much
oh it never seems like it’s enough
are we frozen, fear of chains
the stepping stones we didn’t take
we'll never learn to step away
if we don’t learn from our mistakes

are you satisfied?
not by a western mile
gotta show the right veneer
on the animal inside

and if we quit asking why
at best we’re barely blind
hot fish to the shimmering light
too late with the rising tide
and it kinda sounds like….


from Miles Away, released March 1, 2015
Jon Hellbus
Matt Rickard


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