I took weddings rings added all kept things.
You'd never think that a girl so young could be so smart,
Could be so dumb.

I stepped on the lines,
I stepped on the cracks,
Breakin' backs so I can take it back.
Smolt myself, I love my home.

I cry, cry, cry for the virgin genocide.
Goodbye, bye, bye, bye, bye to all the nursery rhymes.

Running fast,
Running last,
Pretty sure I failed this class.
Running shoes,
Running loose.
Loose.

I can't get it back.
It's a cold, sharp slap.
It's a Scarlet letter,
It's the tenth black cat to cross my path.

I cry, cry, cry for the virgin genocide.
(You were not, we were all.)
Cry, cry, cry, cry for what we left behind.
(You were not, we were all.)
Cry, cry, cry for the life that is misaligned.
(You were not, we were all.)
Goodbye, bye, bye, bye, bye to all the nursery rhymes.

I cry, cry, cry for the virgin genocide.
(You were not, we were all.)
Cry, cry, cry, cry for what we left behind.
(You were not, we were all.)
Cry, cry, cry for the life that is misaligned.
(You were not, we were all.)
Goodbye, bye, bye, bye, bye to all the nursery rhymes.

You were not, we were all.
You were not, we were all.
You were not, we were all.
You were not, we were all.


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    General CommentI just saw the movie "The Babysitters", it was about a teenage girl who started a prostitution ring with her fellow classmates and sold their services to the "Dads" of the children they babysat. The money was to make tuition for their upcoming freshman year in college. The irony of the movie gives insight into the meaning of the words of the song which is played at the very end. Seems to speak of how quick teens are to lose their virginity, and yet along with their virginity, they also finally realize that they also gave up their innocence as well. Sometimes, knowledge is not always the best thing to have, at least not too soon. You don't seem to see yourself as being a child anymore, yet you still have a child-like nature when you are still in High School.
    I write this as one who has seen life from both sides of the line, I knew the party life and was a gang biker in High School, but I also grew up too fast. I can not tell you what it is like to lead a normal life as a High School-er, but today is little different than when I was young, except for the technology in class is advanced, you have computers, we had calculators. But we were just as eager to bust a cherry as you are today. This songs deals with the pitfalls that arise as a result of trying to be the first to the finish line so to speak. You may gain some experience, but lose some heartfelt values in the end. Every prize has it's cost, and everyone has their price. Be it money, a reputation, or whatever you hope to gain. It all has a price tag, and so does just about everyone else these days. The movie, the events, and the "Grand Finale' all come together to reflect the true meaning of the words of the song, as it is sung in the final scene of the movie. What was I doing when I was 16 you ask? I was a Junior Executive in a data processing firm, I had my own office, clients, and taught special computer classes 3 nights a week, still was not old enough to get my GED until I turned 17, and then started college. So you see, I had a price tag on my abilities, but the cost was losing my youth before I had a chance to live it. I don't think I would have done many things different, had I had the chance. I worked hard, played hard, and payed hard. That was back in 1970, 2 years after I started
    High School. And you thought Bill Gates was the original computer genius, NOT!!! Neither were the Z-Boys the first to skate the bowl. They didn't do it until the 70's, I first did I first rode the bowl IN '65. Be that as it may, The rewards were there, and I collected, I also payed as well. So think if it is worth it and ask yourself what the cost is, then think about you will miss the loss. The character in the movie paid a high price, that could never be compensated for. What's your price?
    19dragon69on February 21, 2013   Link

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