Blissful ignorance, such a shame that we can't enjoy
Tune our minds back in to the stream, and together we'll flow

"Pardon me my dear, you are mistaken
There is nothing here to find a claim with
Please file to the back
You're interrupting
Smooth transition helps to hide disruption"

There's a vacancy unknown, only those who fill the void return intact, I'm told
Such a mystery to those who haven't
Oh no, tell me; what am I supposed to do as everything in front of me unfolds
Calm but concerning, search these worlds, so preoccupied.

When you find yourself shaking,
It’s just the medication that's withdrawn from haunting you


It’s no concern of ours, just know we're saving the best part
Remind yourself that you're expendable
A perfect symmetry that lies beyond comprehension
Don't be so bold to call out towards the sky
Did you ask yourself why?

So proud to reveal deception but so unprepared to find what lies beneath
Now you're bound by restless fear, uncovered all the pieces that provided shelter

Understand there is no turning back this time
Because you've gone too far, you've gone too far
Understand this is not negotiable
I fear you've gone too far, you've gone too far this time.


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    My InterpretationBlissful ignorance, such a shame that we can't enjoy
    Tune our minds back in to the stream, and together we'll flow

    (Ignorance is bliss, but it's hard to enjoy it when you know you're just being ignorant.)

    "Pardon me my dear, you are mistaken
    There is nothing here to find a claim with
    Please file to the back
    You're interrupting
    Smooth transition helps to hide disruption"

    (The police explain to an outspoken homeless "man in the box" that his claims are false, the things he thought he saw or knew involving an event we're just a part of his imagination. They mockingly call him "dear" as if they're talking down to him like a child. So they tell him to shut his mouth and move on.)

    There's a vacancy unknown, only those who fill the void return intact, I'm told
    Such a mystery to those who haven't
    Oh no, tell me; what am I supposed to do as everything in front of me unfolds
    Calm but concerning, search these worlds, so preoccupied.

    (Answers will only come to those who will look for or accept them. But when you get the answers, what can you do with them? It's the world versus you, and why bother when you're so preoccupied with life anyway?)

    When you find yourself shaking,
    It’s just the medication that's withdrawn from haunting you

    (Maybe what the man in the box was claiming is that there is mass medication being pumped out to an unknowing world.)

    It’s no concern of ours, just know we're saving the best part
    Remind yourself that you're expendable
    A perfect symmetry that lies beyond comprehension
    Don't be so bold to call out towards the sky
    Did you ask yourself why?

    (The government is letting the homeless man know they can shut him up and he would go unnoticed. The things he knows doesn't even compare to their master plan, and everything is going perfectly thus far. Maybe the medication is coming from chem-trails in the sky... But have you asked yourself why we do this? Because of people like you Mr. Man in the box.)

    So proud to reveal deception but so unprepared to find what lies beneath
    Now you're bound by restless fear, uncovered all the pieces that provided shelter

    (Threatening and mocking the homeless man.)

    Understand there is no turning back this time
    Because you've gone too far, you've gone too far
    Understand this is not negotiable
    I fear you've gone too far, you've gone too far this time.

    (Perhaps the man in the box revealed too much to the public and is now going to be taken away and possibly killed by the government.)
    JustinKwapon September 13, 2012   Link

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