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Paper Walls

by Early Man



This is a free digital single, sir.


Verse 1:

I feel the birds of prey
Circling over me
Can’t see the light of day
Reaper watches distantly

Verse 2:

Feeling that shadow more frequently
Cannot escape what can’t be seen
I know that death is on to me (I know I know I know I know)
She spins the web but cuts me free


She spins the web but cuts me free
I know that death is on to me

End Verses:

I’m glad you think you’ve got it made
Just like a rat inside a maze
A talking parrot in a cage
the truth might hit you in your grave

too busy waiting for the end
make enemies but call them friends
Repackage it and sell again
Just give “the truth” a little bend

I wonder who I should believe
The mental cripple or the thieves?
from golden boy to demon seed
the fairy tale ended with me

A tired lie to start it all
no answer to an empty call
The house of cards begins to fall
Can’t hide behind those paper walls


released February 5, 2021
Wirtten and performed by Mike Conte


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