'Round the corner
Loneliness still following me
I can't shake her
My mother said, 'Now don't be scared to fight'
So I should feel no shame
I should never turn the other cheek
Why don't you say to my face?
My shyness will keep me in place

Love always comes
Love gets her way
Love bites my tongue
Then love goes away

Shyness, fear, and shame
Whisper all those things about me
Come and say that to my face!
Words that I think, but don't say

Love always comes
Love gets her way
Love holds the tongue
Then love is gone
Say Neil Armstrong,
Where is the sun?

For shyness, fear, and shame
Have wrapped their arms and legs around me
Come and say that to my face!
When will be that,
I don't feel no shame?
There's a sin that coming on me
Come and say that to my face!


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    My InterpretationOne of my favorite Guster songs and I'm surprised no one has commented on it.

    There's a fan video on YouTube that shows a high school student getting bullied. That's part of it. But it's more about ostracism.

    People are constantly whispering and when the person enters the room, it stops. The victim wants to tell them to f'off and call them on their cliquish whispering ostracism, but he can't because he's ashamed and shy. He just takes it. For now. But it won't be long 'till he snaps.
    Sequoiaon July 14, 2012   Link

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