Walking down the hall
Now I'm right where I was before
With baggage I don't need
With baggage I don't need

After all this time
Things I thought that I'd left behind
Are catching up with me
Are catching up with me

Now I'm starting to see you just keep following me
Showing up like I never left
Why don't you help me out?
Why don't you help me out?

I knew it couldn't last
Falling headlong into the past
That this was just a dream
That this was just a dream

I guess in some small way
To revert to a former state
Is almost a relief
Is almost a relief

'Cause now I'm starting to see you just keep following me
Showing up like I never left
Why don't you help me out?
Why don't you help me out?

'Cause nothing's going to change just because I went away
It's not enough, what did I expect
Why don't you help me out?
Why don't you help me out?

How could you let me get so far away?
How could you let me get so far away?
So far away
So far away


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    My InterpretationSounds to me like he's in a relationship with a callous, unforgiving woman.

    She's rightfully paranoid, angry and insecure because he keeps phucking up the relationship by making the same mistakes again and again. "Reverting to a former state".

    He's been caught soliciting attention from some other girl in the past and she just won't forgive and forget. His past sins are always "catching up with him", "following him," "showing up" in the re-occuring dream (his happy peaceful moments in the relationship) "like he never left": Bringing the pair back to square one. He's trying desperately to live down his failures and be happy with the girl, "Why don't you help me out" but always ends up "Right where he was before". Left with a scarlett letter on his chest and lonely at her side "with baggage he doesn't need" (i.e. her)

    Burned out, craving problem free affection, finding it elsewhere during his many exiles to the dog house, She won't forget the first time he strayed, turning her back to him and shutting him out, making it so much easier to keep falling for anyone who bats their eyelashes at him. He places the blame on her in the end, "How could you let me get so far away?" but knows he is wrong to do so, so he writes an uber-ambigous song to hide the shame of his crimes therein.

    Remember kids: there's always two sides to every story. The victim of the old "he said, she said" bullshyt is never 100% innocent, and usually just a crybaby volunteer with no room to bitch, but plenty of friends dumb enough to listen.

    If you love someone and value the relationship: stay away from this "Hall"- and from day one, do not set forth to walk down it with that first mistake she'll never forget, that you'll always regret. After that your union just becomes a borderline psycho cycle that twists everything between the two of you.

    --I AM BREAD MAN AND I APPROVED THIS MESSAGE. (Brought to you in part by Vyvance) --(@
    guesticleson June 22, 2013   Link
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    My InterpretationOhh Ohh Ohh O' CHARLIEEEEEE'S.....

    KN IGGER SLOP!!!

    OWWWW!!
    guesticleson June 22, 2013   Link

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