All his life, he's heard "no you can't,
Don't even try, you'll never make it
Just crucify the thoughts in your mind
So that you'll never be tempted"

Now he's standing on a cliff with cardboard wings
Ignoring all the voices telling him he'll never fly
Saying "At least this time I'll know I tried"

You'll never beat him down, you can't dissuade him
He's convinced himself he'll make it this time
You carry your torch and burn his house down
He just starts building it up again

God knows I've tried
I know I've tried
You know I tried
Oh, I tried

Now I'm standing on a cliff with cardboard wings
Ignoring all the voices telling me I'll never fly
Saying "at least this time I'll know I tried"


Lyrics submitted by mikeandersonwa

Cardboard Wings song meanings
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    My InterpretationI wouldn't know for sure, but I think it's about chasing your dreams no matter what other people think. To me this song is about following your heart and doing what you love even when you're faced with obstacles that seem to get in the way.
    mikeandersonwaon September 23, 2013   Link

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