Always Missed

from by Jonathan Burks

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in love and life I've often tossed
myself into the flame
failing and flailing like a pig
on the spit of only me to blame

now I'm trying to have hope
untie these ropes
maybe give myself the slip

but it's hard to believe you can hit the target
when your heart has always missed

these days I'm reflecting on things that I've done
choking on stuff that I said
pride, bile and bitterness
are tough stuff to keep down and digest

I'm trying to forget
the loss and regret
maybe next time I'll get a grip

but it's hard to believe you can hit the target
when your heart has always missed

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from Red Pulpy Mess, track released October 26, 2010
from Red Pulpy Mess, track released 26 October 2010
Jonathan Burks on guitar and vocals
recorded by Joe Pescio and Luther Paul

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Jonathan Burks Milwaukee, Wisconsin

"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro"

here's some pro tips:

1) Keep a scream journal. Scream into a camera or microphone at least once a day. Any word or sound will work. "FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK" seems to work for me.

2) Dance for 5 minutes daily. Dance on the way to the bathroom or kitchen. Dance as ugly as you can.

3) Make funny faces. Sit in front of a mirror and get strange.
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