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Gary Lucas - WELL OF LONELINESS

Life's too fast, I'm too slow
You dream too high, you come to know
You're born with nothin', and you die with less
I'm livin' in the well of loneliness.
Oh my, I must confess...
I'm livin' in the well of loneliness.

Tell the truth, now tears don't lie.
It hurts so bad, I can't cry.
I made my bed, but I can't sleep
I feel so helpless, I'm in too deep
Oh my, I must confess...
I'm livin' in the well of loneliness.

I've had lovers. I've had friends.
You think it lasts? It always ends.
Is the world alright? I feel so wrong
We're her for life, now that won't take long

The years they fly, the days are long
Hold me close, I'm cursed with doubt

Bridge: Was I naïve? To once believe that life was really fair?
Be it known, we're all alone, no one really cares.
So what's the toll to save my soul? Does it burn in Hell?
No one shares the cross I bear, but who's to ever tell?

Cloudy days in shades of gray, fade into sleepless nights
And through my haze, I search for rays and a distant morning's light
I had dreams and twisted schemes, no doubt I rolled the dice
I've seen it all, but I took the fall, you can trust I paid the price