Dumb and numb, from young and wired, all I do is wait, pushy and hungry for more, Curtis do you know what our lives are for now? that its been 3 weeks and no one talks about you anymore? all I do is wait, we are a sea of fragility and so ready to surf the sink, till the sponges are flooded and we're all forced underneath, All I do is pay, all I do is fueled by a selfish need to feel like I have something special to give, all I do is fake.

I'm so good at condescending its so good for my weak ego, cant get past what comes naturally to me it comes natural to use. There's a fairness in the city, there's a new smell in the air, satisfaction promised but the sentiment ends there. Have a Capricorn reaction, in the river up to my knees, a hundred little baby fishes with baby bottle mouths to feed. Cloners of the cradle all alone. My mother used to hold me I hold her now that she's old. After all its just a notion, nothing really in the end, till a good one leaves the continent you just cant write words to send. I guess everything's just perfect, its all true what you've been told ill just stay down here in the basement trying not to get bought or sold.

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    General CommentI love how this song starts slow and melodramatic, then cuts to a power chord driven rock part.
    To me, the first part of the song asks what point to life there is. Ben's friend, Curtis, had passed away and Ben even says after three weeks no one talks about the deceased friend. Or maybe Ben is waiting to die because life is fragile..."all I do is wait."

    My favorite line has to be "My mother used to hold me I hold her now that she's old." It's so simplistic it's genius.
    indi_wannabeon October 19, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think Ben is trying to convey his feeling of uselessness. After his friend is gone, he can't help but feel like he has no purpose, that his end is inevitable, and he feels devastatingly insignificant. I think he feels overwhelmed about how things can change so drastically.

    I love the way he sings "So I guess everything's just perfect."
    _murphyon March 14, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"all i do is fueled by a selfish need to feel like i have something special to give." .. that's not in the song.. is there another version?
    charcoalsketchon August 27, 2006   Link

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