Bedlam
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Bedlam

 

I headed down to Texas

With just a hundred dollars cash

Things looked bright near the border

I should have known they wouldnít last

I climbed those walls like I said I would

I swear I did

Now Iím counting these empty promises

That I wonít soon forget

So I re-read your letter

The final one you sent

You said the war of thine own self

I should have known just what you meant

Two black riders across the field

Were approaching slow

But I was caught in a delta night

With nowhere to go

 

ĎCause I found my way to bedlam

And it seemed somewhat intact

I found my way to bedlam

But I just canít seem to find my way back

 

Maybe Iíve forgotten

How this whole thing began

Evening fell like curtains

As a stranger took my hand

I was on the trail of something

I could have never known

Each step it took me further still

How directionless Iíve grown

 

And the lights went down

On this border town near Durango

Along the way I picked up every seed

I could strangle

On the reservation there

I dreamt of you

But hardening your heart was the only thing I knew

 

ĎCause I found my way to bedlam

And it seemed somewhat intact

I found my way to bedlam

But I just canít seem to find my way

Through these fields of longing

At the end of this dusty track

I found my way to Bedlam

But I just canít seem to find my way back

 

Bedlam

 

From the desert to the river

From the scripture to the street

All the things I couldnít deliver

As lovely and perpetual retreat

These highways seem like ganglands

And these horses seem like tombs

I swear I can remember every dance you did

Walking naked cross the room

While I misjudged alive with gloom (?)

I looked at these curtains in your room

Playing tricks with the moon

Iíve lost it

 

 

Iíve forgotten how I got here

How the whole thing has transpired

Just a string of disappointments

And frustration caught on fire

I wonder where this thing will lead

Or if it will turn

Or will this fire keep on raging

ĎTil thereís nothing left to burn

 

ĎCause I found my way to bedlam

And it seemed somewhat intact

I found my way to bedlam

But I just canít seem to find my way

Through these fields of longing

At the end of this dusty track

I found my way to Bedlam

But I just canít seem to find my way back

 

Find my way back

Bedlam

Bedlam

Yeah I found my way to Bedlam

Gotta find my way back

Bedlam

Bedlam

Bedlam