5:30 rings. Pots over gas flames. Still in a haze. Not walking dead, but alive and I'm fed. Still hungry for more. 'Cause before I wake again, I toss and I turn again and again. With something calling me, maybe a conscience, maybe that dream of something more, well beyond the folklore that failed to be something real solid or still something real solid or still to ground me with instinct to feel before I think and think before I know. To know. Know before I act, act before I grow. In control, with fear on hold. Cutting me loose from old rules.


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    General CommentThis song is about being unsatisfied with yourself. The beginning tells the story of monotony possibly. But, inside you feel the urge to change. You want to find the thing to change you and make you feel better.

    The whole "-to feel before I think and think before I know. To know. Know before I act, act before I grow..." part is a logical sequence of putting the change into works. Maybe the guys want us to live by these steps.
    thephobiaon April 23, 2006   Link

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