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254:365 love writes a letter, sends it to hate

Listen, not only because it's a beautiful song, but also because the lyrics are to damn long to copy. Here's a taste of The Ballad of Love and Hate by The Avett Brothers:

 

Love writes a letter and sends it to hate.

My vacations ending. I'm coming home late.

The weather was fine and the ocean was great

and I can't wait to see you again.

 

Hate reads the letter and throws it away.

"No one here cares if you go or you stay.

I barely even noticed that you were away.

I'll see you or I won't, whatever."

 

Love sings a song as she sails through the sky.

The water looks bluer through her pretty eyes.

And everyone knows it whenever she flies,

and also when she comes down.

 

Hate keeps his head up and walks through the street.

Every stranger and drifter he greets.

And shakes hands with every loner he meets

with a serious look on his face.

 

Texture by Christie Lacy.

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Taken on September 15, 2009