it's a revelation, a moment of clarity,
and i am trapped inside this moment deadlines are left to die
and i guess i am truly free.
my brain was spent i worried as I fell in knee deep
where consequences and circumstances suffocated and i could barely breathe.
and by all means, this rain should be bringing me down.
seattle is keeping me in tune with just right now
and a song that tends to be so oddly timed.
the city is cold and miserable but i am not.
all we are is all we've started. all could be gone.

i often wonder if i'll ever finish all i've started, and the answer i have found is NO.
no, i will never finish all that i have started because life is about doing, the process
and not the result. life is about doing whether you want to or not.

MY LIFE!: a constant work in progress and i wouldn't have it any other way.
take a look back. is that what you wanted?
chances are that it's not what was intended to be, because it's gonna be better than everything.
everything, you will see, comes together in it's own ironic kind of way, so live in just today.
in my eyes i hold a vision in contradiction of what once existed.

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    General Commentone of the best songs i've ever heard.
    so posi.
    thestateradioon July 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAmazing song. Really inspirational and meaningful.
    BullettoBinaryon August 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSomebody school me please:
    If They are from the Bay area, why do they reference Seattle in this song?
    ubiquitousgimpon October 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI answered my own question:
    They wrote this song about their experience up in seattle the month that they were there recording the Mutiny album.

    That's what Matt (vocals) wrote me in an email
    ubiquitousgimpon October 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentspecial song
    Wilf_xon April 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commentbest song ever, helped me through SO much.
    xdandelionxon May 06, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"life is about doing, the process
    and not the result."

    amazing lines

    header in my blog
    toroelmaron August 21, 2009   Link
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    My Opinioni think the lines start with " take a look back. is that what you wanted " means me that something you lose in your before life is what you wanna get cause you love the things with your hold on to but when losing it your world comes crashing down...
    Baristhejron October 28, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti love this song so much.
    katadtron December 01, 2009   Link

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