On the way
on the way home
I saw a rainbow beneath my feet,
flowing over the filthy street.
Oh yeah

It’s a long
it’s a long way
back to the place where we used to sit
when you and I were just little kids.

The time we had is not gone.
The way we chose was the long one.
The time we had is not gone.

The stone that fell is still falling.
So let that stone be the wondrous thing
that comes to pass when our voices sing.
Oh yeah.

On the way
on the way home
I heard some ghosts laughing in the trees,
moving inside the midnight breeze.
The time we had is not gone.
The way we chose was the long one.
The time we had is not gone.

Way out here
the voice and the mind are clear

The time we had is not gone.
The way we chose was the long one.
The time we had is not gone.
Way out here the voice and the mind are clear.


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    General CommentI played this song on Rock Band with some of my best friends, the day before I moved across the country for my career. It's about all the things we love, about innocence, about our primal connection with the world. We talk as if we lose those things as we go about our lives, but they didn't go anywhere. We're on a long journey, but in time we will come back to them.

    It also reminds me of my college class on existentialism with Robert Solomon, god rest his soul. He taught us about Camus's _Myth of Sisyphus_: "He chooses to care about the stone. The stone is his Thing."
    inhumandecencyon August 16, 2008   Link

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