All passenger prepare the game ritual...
There once was a man on this train, he was born into this world alone
Hands never laid on the wheel, content, he will never know more
He was a quiet man in pain, his tears I fear are closing in again
What you lose in years you again in perspective
And the passenger pauses to see his mistakes
For with nothing to follow he'd lived all his life in vain
But then, who here among us is without shame?
His way was divergent and cold, defaced, this mask he must create
And the circle unfolding still, unscathed, he will turn a blind eye
He will miss the last train home this day, recycled in the flow reborn again
The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing
And the passenger pauses to see his mistakes
For with nothing to follow he'd let all his will decay
But then, true wisdom comes in learning pain
And I have known pain
And the passenger pauses to see his mistakes
For with nothing to follow he'd lived all his life in vain
But then, the lesson unlearned he will begin again


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    General CommentDoes anyone know who plays what solo in this song and when? I'm trying to figure out when Jeff and Pat solo, because this is one of those albums which annoyingly doesn't give that info.
    theothernesson April 12, 2005   Link
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    General Commenta man who lives his life without morals or decency, and cant quite make it to heaven or the higher realms...
    he is just recycled in the cycle of reincarnation eternally...
    hes got no reason to go to heaven, so he just goes along, feeling infinite pain and anguish.
    TheRiverDragonon May 02, 2007   Link

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