My First and Last Lyrics

The Ghost

publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Alejandro Velazquez Insua, Daniel Martin Garcia, David Otero Martin, Jose Maria Ruiz Casares
album: Track 5 in album This Is a Hospital
release date: 2002-3-5
popularity : 1 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Emo/Punk
length: 4:01

Cover Art

The Ghost This Is a Hospital cover art
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All these shadows a long the wall
Wide eyed under endless skies
When ceilings seemed so tall
Erase and replace
I found a monster to call my own
Reflections trace a changing face
Regrets in flesh and bone
I've built this castle in sand
It becomes smaller with every grain
I've built this future with my hands
The silouhettes mark my gain
Suffocate this child and choke on the result
These seeds with no light
A blind will to grow
Blueprints of descent
It's etched in the past that we all know
Scarred chins and splitting shins
Caloused with fears that show
Erase and replace
I found a monster to call my own
Red crayons and open hands
I was taught by sticks and stones
Seperated but the kids still breathing
Somewhere in between
It's when our limbs they weigh us down
We retrace the seams
But under cold rain and hot air I once watched time stand still
I stepped back and smiled at the small shoes that I've filled

Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Death by the Bay
  • 2 On and On
  • 3 Gem, Mint Ten
  • 4 Groundswell
  • 5 My First and Last
  • 6 Diffuser
  • 7 By the Books
  • 8 A New Trick for the Old Dog
  • 9 The Exhibition
  • 10 Red Slippers Red Wheels