The Dark (Clark Guy)

In The Dark you can sometimes hear your own heart beat Or the heart of the one next to you The house settles down after holding itself up all day Shoulder slumps, gives a big sigh You hear no one's foot fall in the hall That drip in the kitchen sink markin' time June bug on the window screen can't get in but he keeps on tryin' One way or another we're all in The Dark Fireflies, sparks, lightning, stars Campfires, the moon, headlights on cars The Northern Lights and The Milky Way You can't see that stuff in the day When the earth turns its back on the sun The stars come out and the planets start to run around Now they call that day is done But really it's just getting started Some folks take comfort in that And how dark is it It's too dark for goblins And how dark is it It's so dark you can smell the moon How dark is it It's so dark the wind gets lost How dark is it It's so dark the sky's on fire How dark is it It's so dark you can see Ft. Worth from here