wade in the want

let's talk lies and elusive truths
let's talk about drunken spoofs
talk the unwanted women i've tried
that i'm kicking sand is proof

hers are snow falls like globes
hers are why i'm where i'm
i've given up conceal
since the walls have claustrophob'd

isn't what we'd like to know
let's talk rolling friday night's worth
up late burying digital alarm clock
under heaps of unaffordable clothes

the x's in our eyes
are startled gospel
surprised by sudden
aware of in need of