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Sing me to sleep and if I wake up I'll just
Sit and stare and wonder if I
Could maybe survive if you just sing me to sleep

I still cry and try to get some 
Sleep tonight and when everything fails
I'll be choking on air and on my broken mind

[Chorus]
I see you by the window and I smile
I see you tend my wounds all through the night
Sing me to sleep and I know I'll be okay


Dreams drift by and everything else just
If I close my eyes the world hurts much less
And I feel so blessed by the sound of your voice tonight

The clock ticks on and my eyes they close
And then you're gone along with the joy I heard
In every note of your beautiful song

[Chorus]


Nightmares die and teardrops fall
From my eyes the singing has stopped
And back comes the lost broken mind

Sing me to sleep
I feel empty
Dreams become nightmares and
I cannot sleep
Nightmares and bad dreams
Just sing me to sleep
All that I need
Please sing me to sleep
Before I die out on this knife
I just want you to sing


[Soft Outro]
Sing me to sleep
Nightmares and bad dreams
Sing me to sleep
Brightest star for me
Sing me to sleep
Now this is a song I like. It's probably the slowest thing I've ever written, like... a second per word in some areas. This is... roughly one of fifty songs I've written for a certain person and this one I actually like. So... 

This is meant to be almost exactly what it sounds like. Just... comfort, much like Sweet Dreams. It's always been a sort of... I dunno, fantasy, I guess? Something like that for someone to actually sing to me until I sleep. If you don't know, I listen to music as I go to sleep because... it eases me, even if just a little, against nightmares because I can hear the lyrics and it sort of helps. 
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ecapatar Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Oo, I like it!
It reminds me of Asleep by The Smiths sorta because it is slower and I'm pretty sure starts closely the same way XD
Good job by the way :)
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XeruFury Featured By Owner May 18, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Never heard that song and I've never heard of the band. I'll look 'em up now.
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ecapatar Featured By Owner May 19, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Oaky :3 they are basically one of the only bands I listen to XD
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XeruFury Featured By Owner May 19, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Eh. Not my style (sorry). This is... actually slower than that lol. 

Also, you said "Oaky". 

No worries, eh?
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ecapatar Featured By Owner May 19, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Ohw I slipped.
There are some words I type differently because that is how I find myself pronouncing them in everyday conversation.
Oaky and ohw are my main ones I use.
'Tis all
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