A cup of two day old coffee feeling like yourself again You're still on your own You've spent another night In this dingy room with the same four walls lookin' in the mirrors gettin' easier these days that old friend anger is losing its hold on you The game is survival in this crazy world and it's good to see you're still standing strong not too long ago you were tearing at a world that would never let you in strung out, outcast turned away you kept your face to the ground and fought the world with your silence and so the seasons change and the people change and the good times come and the good times go you found yourself in a winless race fighting for a cause you never believed its easy to regret not so easy to forget all the stupid things that used to hold you down you gotta brake that chain and move on you've done it I've seen it in your eyes before to surrender now to throw it all away is to sacrifice but you can't repay in a world that don't owe you shit you gotta think for yourself and fight every bit of that piece of mind that keeps you going on gets you outta bed and out that door step back take a look around and soon you'll find there's something more that'll come your way with a little patience it will all work out for you in the end this is my song to a friend that never needed anyone until now some times you get too close to see a different side of what life could be and if you stare too long it all becomes a blur and its easy to forget just who we are don't stare to hard, just take a look around...


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    General CommentThis song is amazing. I can always relate to it. I'm ether looking back and realizing how much better my life is, or how I have to remember to "don't stare to hard, just take a look around.." The amazing lyrics and the increidble guitar make this my favorite song of all time
    spikey_nickon March 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe last line is so simple and yet so perfect

    and if you stare too long it all becomes a blur and its easy to forget just who we are don't stare to hard, just take a look around...
    Emo.In.Flameson May 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe last line is so simple and yet so perfect

    and if you stare too long it all becomes a blur and its easy to forget just who we are don't stare to hard, just take a look around...
    Emo.In.Flameson May 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentPerhaps the greatest lyrics I have ever seen! Hearing this song live is very powerful when they dedicate it to everyone who ever supported the band...friends, family, and fans. Kinda makes you think about yourself and who your friends are...and in the end, "If you stare too hard it all becomes a blur and its easy to forget just who we are. Don't stare too hard, just take a look around" Words to live by...
    Quicksilveron June 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentSuch a life-affirming song.

    It's about focusing on what really matters in this life to get by.
    TeflonBillyon December 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIt's actually about Jim Cherry
    such great lyrics, indeed words to live by
    Artuson December 23, 2005   Link

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