"They Ain't Far Behind" as written by and Nathan/dalton Angelo....
Altercations, situations, aggrevations
Rain on my parade
Can you pour me a glass of that fine
Whining about, someway somehow, getting up out
Common place charades
Can you cut me that practical slice

Oh, I know
Your glass seems half empty
Take a breath, look to the left
And under that tree

Have you seen the night in the eyes of those boys
Chasing them lightning bugs a step behind
Told me that they gonna conquer
The world one bug at a time
They ain't far behind

Reservations, complications, hesitations
Thorough but so weak
Let me tell you where you missed the
Marking x's and your o's, your words just show
A self-saturated leak
Let me give you a list of ways to tweak

Sir, I don't apologize for being forward
But those boys, those boys, they keep on teaching me
Folks they gotta have something they movin' towards
Swapping limitations for their destiny


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    General CommentHe is amazing...
    Everyone should listen to him, haha
    AMP1317on June 26, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song is one of a kind... it's a known fact that humans put me limits on themselves as they get older because life punches them in the face... in this song he speaks about how the youth are so zealous for life and they dream big...

    "Altercations, situations, aggrevations
    Rain on my parade
    Can you pour me a glass of that fine
    Whining about, someway somehow, getting up out
    Common place charades
    Can you cut me that practical slice"

    You have big dreams for something people will rain on your Parade and give you reasons why I can't work but they will never think of the one reason why I can.

    "Oh, I know
    Your glass seems half empty"

    in other words pessimistic. People who see a glass of water as half empty rather than half full... weighing on the negative side of things.

    "Have you seen the night in the eyes of those boys
    Chasing them lightning bugs a step behind
    Told me that they gonna conquer
    The world one bug at a time
    They ain't far behind"

    Sounds like he is saying hear children have such a passion for little things like chasing fire Flys. Nothing will take a child's mind off his dream to do something. a child who accomplished something they feel like they can do anything..

    "Sir, I don't apologize for being forward
    But those boys, those boys, they keep on teaching me
    Folks they gotta have something they movin' towards
    Swapping limitations for their destiny"

    Believe it or not, children have a lot to teach us about dreaming again. we let life decide it destiny for us, and limit ourselves... but we should always be moving towards something
    acepromarkon February 15, 2015   Link

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