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Wolves Outside the Door

from Summer, Slowly by Benchmarks

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features Lydia Loveless on vocals


we never knew
about the ghosts along the roadside
that we stumbled right passed years ago
not looking up as we walked by
and they followed us home
in our steps, they fell behind
and all the things that we try to ignore
haunt us in our later lives

always searching for an answer
but finding bad news
always looking for the rhythm
but settling for the blues

tell me something
are you happy in your skin?
do you believe the things you sing about
when the light begins to dim?
because I’ve been stumbling in this darkness
I can barely get to sleep
and when I can, the things I dream about
ain’t what they used to be

we always knew
about the wolves outside the door
watching through the windows
and waiting quietly in the snow
and the walls aren’t closing in
but this room is getting full
perhaps the noble thing to do
is to fight the beast all on my own

I’m not giving up
on the things that I wanted to be
back when I was 18
I’ve just changed


from Summer, Slowly, track released August 11, 2020


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