"Vengeance Is Sleeping" lyrics - NEKO CASE

"Vengeance Is Sleeping"

I didn't know what a brute I was
I dipped my cigarette and rode the bus
Vengeance built me hastily

And I dragged the clanging notion
I was nobody, nobody
All I had was my intention
And my love invented all of you

Oh look what thoughts can do
What thoughts can do

If you're not run-out, dead and buried
You're most certifiably married, oh married

I'm sure you're sleeping sound
With the mistress of the hours
The hours that grind your life to dust
Your easy loves you keep like pets
Denied them you are powerless

Whatever keeps you sleeping through the night

I'm not the man you thought I was

My love has never lived indoors
I've had to drag it home by force
Hired hounds at both my wrists
Damp and bruised by strangers' kisses on my lips
But you're the one that I still miss

You're the one that I still miss

And it's ruthless that it comes as no surprise

I'm not the man you think I am
I'm not the man you think I am