A Saturday Night On The Earth

by Mount Everest

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I want little bits of another life
To compare with the biggest pieces of mine

I want people to see what they leave behind
The impressions we leave on each other’s lives

I want to dial a number I’ve never called
To find out if who answers believes in God

There’s a place in my house that I’ve never been
With a crack in the wall that could suck you in

It’s a Saturday night on the Earth
And nobody knows what it’s worth to you
Nobody sees what it does to you
And everyone knows how it feels
To ponder the void you can stare into
To summon the form you can breathe into

I want to break the rules
To learn what within me could be so cruel

I want sky above me and earth below
I want truth within me and room to grow

I had a vision one night of a mushroom cloud
It swallowed us whole, didn’t make a sound
When it took us in like a soft embrace
I heard everyone’s heart beating in one place

It’s a Saturday night on the Earth
And nobody knows what it’s worth to you
Nobody sees what it does to you
And everyone knows how it feels
To ponder the void you can stare into
To summon the form you can breathe into

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released May 2, 2011
Written and performed by Jesse Mitchell Lindsey

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