Approach the image filled with fear
As the image grows so clear
Future now takes full control
The one whose past you now behold
Touch - the flesh it is so cold
Turn away - you now have been told
Never to return, memories will last
In the future, you’ll think about the past
Never to forget, what you have seen

People come to pay respect
Taking pictures of the dead
That is what life comes to be
Once they lived, now they’re deceased

Death is oh so strange
The past no one can change
What you can’t predict
Is how long you’ll exist
Open casket - open casket

Life will never be the same
Death can never be explained
It’s their time to go beyond
Empty feeling when they’re gone

Never to return, memories will last
In the future, you’ll think about the past
Never to forget, what you have seen
What can not be real you now believe


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  • +2
    General CommentThis song was written in memory of Chucks brother
    Buckethead_ruleson January 13, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentYeah obviously about going to the funeral home and seing someone you loved being in a coffin. You realise that it's over and you will never see this person again. The high emotions going on there.

    now you really want to believe in an afterlife. That you won't be separated for long. You know trying to find a meaning to living and death
    Bast1981on February 11, 2010   Link
  • -3
    General CommentIt's about a disco dude called Engey Benjy who does a paricularly difficult jig. He is applauded and recieves a free bottle of coke when he spends £50 or more at Tesco.
    Wallamanageon December 12, 2005   Link

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