I awoke a skeleton in a baby's arms
She sighed, "Darling, we are all dealing with this,
In a different way"
So I cry and put my head in my hands
And I dreamt about that storm that's gonna come
And swallow us all up
So put my name on a list and give it to everyone that I love

So come on, Dylan Thomas,
Why'd you drink yourself to death?
Before you read this one,
That I've been working on
I think I've got my problems pegged
But oh, forget it, let's turn Revolver over again

So I scored seven bucks
From this kid in my dorm,
He was high and pre-occupied
And I went to meet the man who waits for me
On one-hundred-eighty-seventh Street
He's not my friend,
He's not my brother,
I'm just looking for a way to feel ignored
So put the guns in their slings,
I'm not with you in Rockland no more

So come on, Dylan Thomas,
Why'd you drink yourself to death?
Before you read this one,
That I've been working on
I think I've got my problems pegged
But oh, forget it, let's turn Revolver over again

I don't wanna die
I don't wanna die
(We go gently, we go gracefully)
I don't wanna die
I don't wanna die
(We go gently, we go gracefully)
I don't wanna die
I don't wanna die


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    General CommentLove all the references in this one. I think I see The Beatles, Rugrats, and Howl.
    Ha, not sure if the Rugrats one is legit, but that's what I think of. (Referring to the Dil and Thomas names.)
    AllChokedUpon May 18, 2009   Link
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    General CommentHaha I like how you got Dil and Thomas out of that! I love the Rugrats. It's actually Dylan Thomas, he was a poet...but anyways, I looked up the lyrics on their myspace.

    blogs.myspace.com/…
    vanityisinsanityon March 01, 2010   Link
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    General CommentHahah, I'm so dumb. Ah yes, I know Dylan Thomas. But ah okay, I'll fix 'em. Thanks!
    AllChokedUpon April 16, 2010   Link

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