i know what i have to do and do it. i know what i have to do and do it. but don't know what it is until i'm done. i know it must be rough, you're so much smarter than your friends. come clean in jokes. integrity in tennis shoes. waiting thinking only how'd i like to be kept waiting. territory mutinies horizon. disease teaches immunity. a promise implied can't be broken. and even now in the sunlight with grapefruit juice and coffee bound and bountied to winter without end would you two like each other or are you too alike? i know what i have to do and do it. i know what i have to do and do it. but don't know what it is until it's done. i've been inventing you and I'll continue inventing you. may we all make it home safely. i know it must be rough, you're so much smarter than your friends. rehearsing disasters and forecasting all your needs. i dance early then got shy and had to go home early. the mirage will fade as it unfolded. the plot's defamed it's own voltage. a promise at the time can't be beat. and even now as the snow is opening it's whole in pieces and wets each grieving hold of last year's trash it's not impossible to think of you thinking of me. way we all make it home safely.

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    General Commentone of my favorite- if not my favorite, owls songs beacuse of the music and lyrics. yes. owls rock.
    PLANESon July 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree, the owls one of the best.
    Xbright_eyesXon August 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentawesome song. my favorite. too bad some of the words got screwed up...
    libbydoon April 10, 2003   Link
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    General CommentNo one can write lyrics like Tim Kinsella, no one can convey anything on the level he can.
    matteoormatteoon October 15, 2004   Link
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    General Commentholy shit. I've never heard anything by this band but I love American Football, Owen, etc and thought I'd check out another Kinsella band (I know it's not the same one) and these lyrics totally blew me away. amazing.
    three star saluteon January 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love that his voice is slightly off pitch, i just love this song so much. and i love owls. x
    alwaysandneveron February 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit's a song about being young and vulnerable and confused, not quite understanding your life yet but somehow knowing your own strength and believing in that, even if nothing seems like it is working or will work out.

    this is my favorite song ever. i genuinely feel like anyone who knows this song knows an essential part of who i am as a person. i don't quite understand why i feel such an affinity for this song, but i do, and i love it.
    samuelhgarfieldon August 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentahh a beautiful song, kinsellas are awesome
    BearsAndBeetson March 21, 2010   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionWaiting thinking only how I'd like to be caught waiting.
    aaaannddyon June 14, 2011   Link

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