Anyone's Ghost (The National)

Say you stayed at home Alone with the flu Find out from friends That wasn't true Go out at night with your headphones on, again And walk through the Manhattan valleys of the dead Didn't want to be your ghost Didn't want to be anyone's ghost Didn't want to be your ghost Didn't want to be anyone's ghost But I don't want anybody else I don't want anybody else You said I came close As anyone's come To live underwater For more than a month You said it was night inside my heart, it was You said it should tear a kid apart, it does Didn't want to be your ghost Didn't want to be anyone's ghost Didn't want to be your ghost Didn't want to be anyone's ghost But I don't want anybody else I don't want anybody else I don't want anybody else I don't want anybody else I had a hole in the middle where the lightning went through it Told my friends not to worry I had a hole in the middle someone's sideshow wouldn't do it I told my friends not to worry Didn't want to be your ghost Didn't want to be anyone's ghost Didn't want to be your ghost Didn't want to be anyone's ghost