No joke took a breath and then awoke
I was standing in an airport looking like a joke
Saying "Sir, can you help me?
Ma'am could you please?"
So they led me to the pay phone
Flaggin' down the police
"Mr. Officer I know who I am. But the rest of me,
My memory, I just don't understand
I do know that I'm unsafe, man with a plan,
Of gettin' on a plane
Fly away to kill a man"
Like a freight train threat to myself
I gotta history of blackouts, bad mental health so…
Both cops each arm alarm
No harm disarm pat down do the body check
Next thing I was walking on the airfield
Back seat I was headed to the hospital
I’m sorry for the drama that I bring
Through the screen he said
"Son you did the right thing"

Please help me understand
Why you can't talk man to man
But you can stand with your dick in your hand
Why you acting like a pussy, man?
Please help me understand
Why you can't talk man to man
But you can stand with your dick in your hand
You acting like a pussy, man

I was faithful to the wifey now we separated
Used to try to win her back I underestimated
Like a stone sinks down into the complicated fact
That you gave that ass up and never fucking dated

See you're better than that
You're a diamond he's a rough real tough, man
Call a brother back
Just a pussy with a dick
Stand up and be a fucking man
Hiding from the husband
Scared to make a peep and

Livin' up in Lincoln
Now I'm in the deep end
Think I'm gonna break in smash your fucking face in

Cut you up with lemon juice
And watch you try to fuck then

Please help me understand
Why you can't talk man to man
But you stand with your dick in your hand
Why you acting like a pussy, man?
Please help me understand
Why you can't talk man to man
But you stand with your dick in your hand
Acting like a pussy, man

Is that beat up...is that beat up yet?
(please help me understand)
(why can't talk man to man)
Is that beat up...is that beat up yet?

I wish that I were man enough
To turn my back and leave
To forget all the tricks you pull,
And hide them in my sleeve
I know what's best for table play,
I know what's best for me
I know this life is way too short, to let you kill a dream.
I know you're capable to only love me when I’m there
I know it's hell to keep the peace
Inside your heart and head
But I'm always gone and what you're left with is my song
You're sick of listening to anything turn me off instead.

You used to call me cool, believed in what I'd say
Never seen me as a failure or a mother fucking fake
But over time we changed into this little ball of hate
We shared a bedroom,
But the bedroom had a bed we never made so
I'm done with holding this in
I'm done with being a friend
I'd like it all to just end like brand new ink on a pen
No one can stop me….try to stop me...
Just try to stop me...

Please help me understand
Why you can't talk man to man
But you stand with your dick in your hand
You're acting like a pussy, man

Please help me understand
Why you can't talk man to man
But you can stand limp dick in your hand
You're acting like a pussy, man


Lyrics submitted by maybeth28

The Flight (Lincoln to Minneapolis) song meanings
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    General CommentNobody commented?
    Ok, i'll do. Its pretty obvious that this song is about his flight to Minneapolis after his wife told him about how she had been cheating on him...
    Compare these lines from the interview, where he speaks about that with the lines of the song:

    "Once Furstenfeld got to the airport, things got even worse. “I remember getting on the airplane, but I don’t remember anything else. I supposedly walked off the plane in Minneapolis and asked for a police officer to assist me because I was going to get back onto the plane and hurt someone. I don’t remember any of that except for getting patted-down and being put into a police car.

    “The cop then tells me that I’m going to a state hospital. My father is a retired police office and had been on the phone with them and he explained that I wasn’t a threat. He also told them that I had bi-polar and blackout issues in the past when I had lost control of certain situations. We’re talking about my little girl asking me, ‘Where are you going? When are you coming back?’ All of those emotions blew up on the plane. So I ended up staying in the hospital for some time.”

    And the lines:
    "No joke took a breath and then awoke
    I was standing in an airport looking like a joke
    Saying "Sir, can you help me?
    Ma'am could you please?"
    So they led me to the pay phone
    Flaggin' down the police
    "Mr. Officer I know who I am. But the rest of me,
    My memory, I just don't understand
    I do know that I'm unsafe, man with a plan,
    Of gettin' on a plane
    Fly away to kill a man"
    annaoomphon May 06, 2015   Link
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    My Interpretationi think all the same as the previous comment (by @annaoomph except 4 the statement saying that it was after his wife told justin that she had been cheating on him . i think it's about the ' ex boyfriend that was taking his place @ the 1st of the month ' which was said in the song ' the money tree '
    blueoctober17thon June 13, 2017   Link

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