The Flood in Color

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THE FLOOD IN COLOR

Clap of lightning
I awaken
To a foot of water standing in my basement
It started rising
It took me under
The flood is coming

This is not history
In black and white now
In a perfect storm there isn’t any high ground
The end of childhood
The end of summer
The flood in color

They tried to warn me
I wouldn’t listen
And now all at once I’m drowning in my kitchen
My legs are broken
From treading water
The flood is coming
The flood is coming

I tried to bargain
I tried to reason
But the sky was deaf, the rain was never ceasing
It’s not some cheap bet
I can cover
The flood in color
The flood in color

So listen close now
I was dead wrong
To think that things would work themselves out in the long run
Pay attention
Heed the thunder
The flood is coming
The flood in color