I was awake, dreaming about sleeping
And my mistakes, and how I keep 'em
So close to me, so that I'll never forget,
I can't get anywhere

Shedding tears over these bottles
Celebrating life at the bottom
Of the barrel of a barrel so rotten
And I've forgotten
What this was like before I started stopping

Fuck this, I'm out of bullshit to cry about.
Pass these fuck you's around.
I'll be dead and gone when this shit hits the crowd

Tell me why I even tried tonight
I should just let it die.
And I'm tired of waiting for this shit to shine.

I was asleep dreaming about palm trees
And I woke up to dirty city streets
I heard the voices echoed in the back room
And I had to walk around the corner to the barstools
Where I was
Shedding tears over these bottles
Celebrating life at the bottom
Of the barrel of a barrel so rotten
And I've forgotten
How to light this fire
I've forgotten
How to toe this wire
I've forgotten
What shit was like before I started stopping

Tell me why I even tried tonight
I should just let it die.
And I'm tired of waiting for this shit to shine.

I am tired of waiting
I am tired of waiting
This is my life this is my time
It's time to take it
Don't let it die.


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    General Comment"I was awake, dreaming about sleeping
    And my mistakes, and how I keep 'em
    So close to me, so that I'll never forget,
    I can't get anywhere

    Shedding tears over these bottles
    Celebrating life at the bottom
    Of the barrel of a barrel so rotten
    And I've forgotten
    What this was like before I started stopping"

    These are some of the most profound lyrics i have heard. So Beautifully written. Perhaps because i feel exactly i have been stuck in this state of thinking before.
    distilledwateron October 28, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"Fuck this, I'm pissed, I'm out of bullshit to cry about.
    You can pass these fuck you's around.
    I'll be dead and gone when this shit hits the crowd"

    I really like that part. Something I feel I should do.
    klonnyon December 03, 2010   Link

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