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Travel light.

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Men of luggage, check your coats,
Sit down and stay awhile,
Loosen your ties.
Enough rope to hang yourselves
Is waiting on the nightstand
When you're picking up the phone.
I thought at least
You would have figured out by now

That same mistake
That you'll make over and over again

In your lives.
You're burying the past,
Then just digging up the graves.
Don't feel bad,
I know you'd fight it if you could.
Making up the rivals
Who are knocking down your door
Don't hang around,
They might be coming back for blood.

That same mistake
That you'll make over and over again,
That same heartbreak
That you'll make over and over again.

So travel light.

And you're wearing the coat
That isn't keeping out the cold
And you carry that torch for yourself.
And I warn you the flame
Might just burn you at the touch
But you don't want to hear about it all that much.
So travel light.

Men of luggage turn around,
Try to retrace your steps
I do not think they will be coming back for you.
Men of luggage it's okay,
It's hard to live this life.
In your shoes I don't know what I would do.

That same mistake
That you'll make over and over again.
That same heartbreak
That you'll make over and over again.

So travel light.

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from Songs, 1995​-​2010, released May 31, 2011
Written and performed by Paul Mariz. Additional backing vocals by Gino Scarpino and Jason Hyatt. Additional mixing by Gino Scarpino at Joralemon House, Seattle, WA

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The Calculus Affair Seattle, Washington

The Calculus Affair is the solo project of Seattle musician Paul Mariz. Paul plays music out in the world as a member of The Rejections, a band made up of novelists and their trailing spouses (of which he is the latter).

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