Sing me to Sleep

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Lay me to bed
Sing me to sleep
and empty your thoughts
and make me a memory.
Because by the daybreak, that's all I will be.

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i've squandered all my decembers
as leaves were falling from the trees
and i awoke in a sea of delusion
that soaked all the insights of my dreams

so lay me to bed
and sing me to sleep
until the morning erases me
and drown in your dreams
and empty your thoughts
and make me a memory
because by the daybreak that's all i will be

the dust turns to ash in my footsteps
the sidewalks are cracking and crossing my path
the coffers i carry are running on empty
the portraits i've painted have faded to black

so lay me to bed
and sing me to sleep
until the morning erases me
and drown in your dreams
and empty your thoughts
and make me a memory
because by the daybreak that's all i will be

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from Every Eye is a Universe, released August 26, 2016
Tobias the Owl, featuring Champagne Honeybee

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Tobias the Owl Seattle, Washington

Tobias the Owl is based on the music of songwriter, Elijah Dhavvan. The music spans indie, folk, and acoustic genres, and is built on using songs to heal and sublimate the tribulations of life into higher spiritual awareness. TTOs song, "LowLife" is featured on Jonah Tolchin's latest release "Clover Lane" on Yep Roc Records. ... more

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