we know why we do the things we do

they're there to make us feel better
we made it work
we'd just sit & talk for hours
we'd knock it down
that's what we'd always do
we gave it up
just like we knew we would
so now I fill my time
force things to the back of my mind
spend money I don't got
scratch at plans I'm not sure that I want
yes this is why I work the way I do
& this is why I say the things I do
& It seems like such a long time ago
that you put your arms around me
to hold me
till the comfort drowned me
these arms of mine
they barely know you now
these two arms
still longing to hold you