Tattoo Heart

by Maxwell Bailey

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Blood runs through her veins
Everybody feels the same pain
but we cope in different ways
Some wear it on their sleeves
Others hide underneath
But she just covers it in ink

There's different loves, other lives,
Hidden truths, clever lies
Tattered in a pattern on her skin
If love's what she's hiding from
Hopeless like a gun
Knee deep in the darkness she will sink

Oh, can you see her tears are falling down?
Gatherin' like pen stains on the ground
Oh, is she real or is it painted art?
Do you know the difference between canvas
and a beating tattoo heart?

Blood falls to the ground
Can anybody hear the sound
of screaming in the darkness of her day?
No one heard the sinner's plight
Noticed that she lost the fight
Cold, her lonesome body does it lay

As night turns heaven's light
Shines upon her body like
a showcase in a gallery displayin'
Clear for the world to see her
Kneeling at the judgement seat
With a cross etched in blood upon her wrist

Graffiti on her tombstone
Painted misery


released April 8, 2015
Lyrics and music by Maxwell Bailey
Vocals and guitar by Maxwell Bailey
Wilson Recording 2015



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Boston based singer-songwriter and guitarist.

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