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Killing the Thing That You Love Lyrics

Artist: Styx
Album: Cyclorama

Brick by brick you built a mansion
Piece by piece it seems
You€™re tearing it down

Once you walked so tall and handsome
Now nobody even wants you around
Now you€™re just some kind of
Leftover clown
Now you€™re like Quasi Modo crying

As you look in the mirror
At what you€™ve become
Killing the thing that you love
Like Lennon€™s assassin
Lennon€™s assassin

Reaching for Venus De Milo
But she€™s never gonna hold you tight
You plant plutonium silos
Then you blister from the sun that€™s too bright
Like a vampire stepping into the light
Just a victim of your own greed as you

Look in the mirror
At what you€™ve become
Killing the world that you love
Like Lennon€™s assassin
Lennon€™s assassin

The genius of a generation
Blown away just like a leaf on the wind
And now you€™re looking for salvation
But you can€™t forget the places you€™ve been
And you can€™t erase a lifetime of sin
And you can€™t escape the answers as you

Look in the mirror
At what you€™ve become
Dredging the river for what you have done
Killing the thing that you love
Like Lennon€™s assassin
Lennon€™s assassin

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