The twigs and the rocks they filled my socks
Like the dictating numbers on the dictating clocks
So I cut our story out of paper you taped it on the wall
I was sure you said I love you when you said nothing at all

Why did I have to be so naïve?
To think that people like you could love people like me
In the hidden hollows how could I forget
The way your eyes looked like two lit cigarettes

Our typewriter teeth ticked in the February air
When you turned your head and tried not to care
I think you should’ve told me that we were no good
Just make believe that I believed we somehow could
In all your lofty letters I was prone to believe
When you said I changed you what else could it mean

Hold your breath walk backwards
Try to take it all back
You were never in my stomach
Or the stitches in my head


from Home As In Houston, released September 24, 2013


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The Get Togethers Nashville, Tennessee

The year of 2007 with all of its tragic happenings launched a broken-hearted Bethany Gray on a quest to document its doings. Later emerging as The Get Togethers, this group of close-knit friends is ready to share the story that brought them together- Home as in Houston. The Get Togethers unite the epic and the intimate, the foreign and familiar. These are memoir enthusiasts making home made music. ... more

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