This spirit is holding us down,
Pushing our shoulders in deep.
Pulling us through the lines,
Toasting our backs in the sun.
And I'm waiting to hear my next call,
We got all our ears pressed against the wall.

But now our gaze is set straight,
We're seeing it all eye to eye.
The balance is still chasing after,
Just hanging on as we walk by.

And they say it's only natural,
They say we're coming along just fine.
But I can't help thinking we grew up too fast,
And I know, I know this won't last, a second longer than it has.

Children you will be cared for at once,
Warmed in our arms like promises plucked from above.

This world is only getting smaller,
The choices aren't ours to be made.
I'm into wasting my days,
I feel like wasting my days.

And I see what's coming on,
And I can't say it will all be fine.
And I can't help thinking we grew up too fast,
No I can't help thinking we grew up too fast
And I know, I know, I know this won't last, a second longer than it has.


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    Lyric CorrectionThis is what I hear, not to say that your wrong

    This spirit is holding us down
    Push in our shoulders in deep.
    Pulling us through the light,
    Toasted our backs in the sun.
    Now I'm waiting to hear my next call
    We got our bodies pressed in against the wall.

    Now our days are set straight,
    We're seeing it all eye to eye.
    The balance is still chasing after,
    Just hanging on as you walk by.

    And they say it's only natural,
    They say we're coming along just fine.
    But I can't help thinking we grew up too fast,
    And I know, I know this won't last, a second longer than it has.

    Children you will, be cared for at once,
    And wanted our arms like, promises plucked from above.

    This world is only getting smaller,
    The choices aren't ours to be made.
    I'm into wasting my days,
    I feel like wasting my days.

    And I've seen what's coming on,
    And I can't say it will all be fine.
    And I can't help thinking we grew up too fast,
    No I can't help thinking we grew up too fast
    And I know, I know, I know this won't last, a second longer than it has.
    OrangeClockWorkon April 20, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Lyric Correctionwarmed in our arms like promises plucked from above
    lxsdron April 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Lyric Correctionthis spirit is holding us down
    pushing our shoulders in deep
    pulling us through the lines
    toasting our backs in the sun
    and I'm waiting to hear my next call
    we got all our ears pressed against the wall!

    But now our gaze is set straight
    we're seeing it all eye to eye,
    the balance is still chasing after,
    Just hanging on as we walk by.
    lxsdron May 10, 2010   Link
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    My Opinionbest song ever <333
    mssparkleson July 28, 2010   Link

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