Painter (single)

by Caleb Smith

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I want to be a painter
but you are not a canvas,
and love
is not a brush.
We are only human
and humans have weaknesses;
and we
unfortunately includes both of us.

I want to be a carpenter
but this is not a building
that can't be destroyed;
there are things you can't avoid.
I wish that I could show you
the way that I see you.
But words will fail
and pictures are never quite to scale.

I don't want to live like this
(for too long).
I don't want to let you go
(at least not yet).
Don't make me live like this.
(I want to feel you back in my arms)
Don't make me let you go
(forever, no).


released May 23, 2012
Written, performed (all instruments), produced, engineered, mixed, and mastered by Caleb J. Smith.
Whistling and backing vocals - Josh Sorrells



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Caleb Smith Clemson, South Carolina

Caleb Smith is an American singer-songwriter.

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