West Side Story ★★★★

"From the housetops to the gutters
From the ocean to the shore
The warning signs have
all been bright and garish
Far too great in number to ignore

"From the cities to the swamplands
From the highways to the hills
Our love has never
had a leg to stand on
From the aspirins to the
cross-tops to the Elavils

"But I will walk down
to the end with you
If you will come all
the way down with me

"From the entrance to the exit
Is longer than it looks
from where we stand
I want to say I'm sorry
for stuff I haven't done yet
Things will shortly get
completely out of hand

"I can feel it in the rotten air tonight
In the tips of my fingers,
in the skin on my face
In the weak last gasp
of the evening's dying light
In the way those eyes I've
always loved illuminate this place
Like a trashcan fire in a prison cell
Like the searchlights
in the parking lots of hell

"I will walk down
to the end with you
If you will come all
the way down with me"

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