Waiting for my words to catch like
I'm trying to strike a match that's soaking wet

from Local Natives – Breakers Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

The wet match is a metaphor for the inability for his words to resonate, and have meaning to him (and perhaps his listeners).

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