I'm not disconnected
I'm not unaware,
I'm in one place at one time,
I'm neither here nor there,
I'm hooked to the mainstream,
Tuned in to the world,
Plugged into my surroundings
Not out on a limb,
I'm thinking in a straight line,
I'm thinking that these thoughts are mine,
My heart is beating oh-so-fast
I feel the hours crashing
Because my mind keeps time like clockwork,
And I think in sync like clockwork.

She's done away with emotion,
She sees things clearly now,
She says she sees it all from her room,
And it looks so small from her room,
It's alright, it's alright,
I'm on your side......for a while,
She thinks time is a concept by which we measure our pain
(she'll say it again)
She wants to say it again, but she doesn't have time,
And now her heart beats time like clockwork
And she thinks in sync like clockwork.

Count the hours, count the months and the minutes,
You're born in tears and you die in the pain and that's your limit
You're looking for a reason but there's none there,
Why don't you admit it
We'll make the most of what we've got, that's the ticket
My, my, my.

I stayed in that room a long, long time
And watched the seasons gliding past
And hey...what's the matter?
We've got time, lot's of time,
It's alright, it's alright
I'm on your side for a while,
We'll wind up
We'll slow down
We'll speed up or slow down and we'll maybe overwind....
But now our minds beat time
Like clockwork


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    General CommentI think the boomtown rats talk about the time of a persons life..they describe the boring monotonous lifestyle of the people and the bubble they live in. and even though she is not locked up in her own dreams, she is chained down to life without any actual meaning to it. there is nothing in the world expect misery. .....TIK TOK TIK TOK...
    walrus123456on January 23, 2014   Link

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