He's over the woods and through the trees.
He catches the crooks & kills the thieves & afterwards he laughs.
He cracked the plot of the evil man.
At the sight of his face the henchmen ran
& afterwards he laughed.

& Oh what a silly world it is...
With no superheroes born to it.

He's off the hook & fancy free.
He can't see the forest for the trees.
At life's allure, he laughs.
But soon, he sees the hill.
Retreat, retreat, retreat until he passes past the past.

& Oh what a silly world it is...
To be so miserable over something inane as this.

He's out for good & off the pills.
He can't pay rent, but better still he'd rather have a laugh.
But soon he sees the hole.
Defeat, defeat, defeat.
Your role was not to be the man.

& Oh what a silly world it is...
But still, & against his will he is born to it.

& all he'll ever know
the roses and rainbows
& never knowing what he had.
another night another time...
& oh, you'll never know the way the old men go.
To see it all so uniform, to be wise beyond your years.

So smell the rose, you'll see it grow.
Make love to those be friend or foe.
Get up & go, the rooster crows.
& touch your toes - just like so.
Your life's a boat - you have to row
Collect and stow the things that glow
& write these things down all in prose.
Tomorrow's never there until you are.

So a silly world it is...
But still every single day how we are born to it.
So what a silly world it is...
But still every day you should know you aren't bored of it.


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The Ballad Of Moose Bruce song meanings
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    General CommentSounds like a man who isn't quite right in the head who's just trying to cope with being a human in this silly world. In the end, I feel like Luke is trying to sum up the moral of the story, saying we have to just accept life as it is and make the best of it, despite not getting a say as to being born at all.

    All in all, I love this song. It was the first song I heard while listening to 'Say It' all the way through that really caught my attention. Beautifully done. Luke is brilliant in being able to display so much emotion in his voice. Great, great, GREAT!
    Christa426on July 17, 2010   Link

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