alone again, sociable
just a walking contradiction for the diction to beat
i'm so dumb, so very numb
i can't tell who, why, or what i've already done
incomplete, did you get any sleep?
a photocopy of a copy of a copy just leaked
stuck in this room, stuck in your dreams
one, two, three, fourteen times a day

can you see, you remind me of
how i use to be
let's say goodbye to our maybes
incomplete, just a texture of
how life really is
and it seems to feel so real

eys wide shut, faded to white
a little conversation never seemed to stray this far
ignore my thoughts, is that blood on your sleeve
a needle dropped inside my basket of great, great ideas
susceptible, open and bare
going under in the seven seas of long blank stares
your so damn it, i'm so damn hot
let's burn it out, and be forgotten forever and out

time and circles, it's the way we are
held by the legions of our alcohol
bound to the faintness of an hour glass
open boxcutter, empty cigarette
the meaning of life will come in a dream
this is why we must never go to sleep
confined to our habits, rinse, wash, repeat
open boxcutter, empty cigarette


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    General Commentahh i love this song.. first heard it on their ecard.
    tommyhaychon September 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentMTK is one of the few songwriters who can write about stuff like this and not sound unbearably angsty
    mrbrown1013on October 19, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti love the end of this song when it sounds like one of those kiddie electric pianos. so shitty sounding... yet so cool.... and it makes me dance like a oompa loompa...
    lemmingmeringuepieon December 02, 2004   Link
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    General Comment"A photocopy of a copy of a copy" reminds me of Fight Club. Maybe they like Chuck Palahniuk.
    oh_doctor_doctoron December 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWow, and I completely forgot to say that it goes with the song as well, because the qoute is, "When you have insomnia everything is a copy of a copy of a copy". He actually keeps saying "copy of a copy" throughout the book. It matches with the let's never go to sleep thing. Yeah.
    oh_doctor_doctoron December 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti LOVE the lyrics to this song....
    can you see, you remind me of
    how i use to be
    let's say goodbye to our maybes
    incomplete, just a texture of
    how life really is
    and it seems to feel so real

    an yea, oh doctor doctor, i noticed the fight club reference too
    grayed_rainbowon January 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is really neat.
    so_0ver_iton March 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe title of the cd makes sense. dont cut your fabric to this years fashion. you shouldnt and they sure as hell didnt. thats why they dont sound like anyone else.......ever! and thats what makes them an awesome band.
    thexspecialiston May 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti'm really into the song, i just wish i understood a little more about it, like the lines;
    "just a walking contradiction for the diction to beat"

    "a photocopy of a copy of a copy just leaked" **i noticed someone commented about how it's written how when you have insomnia everything is a copy of a copy of a copy. so what does he mean when he says it "leaked"?

    "bound to the faintness of an hour glass"

    i like the lines,
    "the meaning of life will come in a dream
    this is why we must never go to sleep"
    kind of pessimistic.
    michellew_39on May 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think maybe when it leaked he means that he expressed it and he couldnt keep it bottled up

    "let's say goodbye to our maybes"
    this line especially, and the whole chorus kinda reminds me of a discfuntional relationship where they can't agree on anything

    He kinda seems a bit paranoid about going to sleep? bad dreams maybe

    Maybe it has to do with not wanting life to become revolved around what you want to do in dreams, like actually do what you want to do instead of getting trapped in a marridge in a suburban lifestyle when you really want to get out in the world and make something of yourself

    just a thought
    dyrtiblndon September 24, 2005   Link

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