he sits in an empty room and stares at the ceiling. outside the night time moves in circles and the trees shake. stars skip off the lake while the cars roll by in the slow lane. he's still wide awake. somebody save this boy. when all of the traffic in his head begins to slow down, all of his angry thoughts sink deep into the background. he's waiting for his spaceship to come down and take him away and teach him to fly high and far and land someplace safe. away from here. "would you bury me beneath the tallest tree so I might become something wonderful?"


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    General CommentThis one confuses me a little...
    Sometimes I think that the guy Jeff's singing about is just a very disturbed guy.
    Sometimes I think it's about a dream he had, or a dream someone is having.
    Sometimes I actually think it's about someone mentally ill?
    Anywho, it's a beautiful song...awasome words...agree? :).
    And regardless as to who this boy is, he feels that the only way he can become something good and meaningful is to be buried under something great, like a big tree. See? Yes :).
    BlackBasilSupplyon May 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentno no no, you got it all wrong... this song is about a boy who obviously feels alone.. he hates the world he's in so he wants aliens to take him away (not literally, but dreams about it) or else he wants to die (buried under the tree) and he'd be great because people would finally notice hm... yes yes.. that's what its about.
    RagingAnneon May 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI believe the song is about a boy who wants to make something of himself....knows what he wasnts to do ....but has no drive. His head takes him away to places he doesnt want to go... he doesnt know why...doesnt know what to do about it...feels like he means nothing to anyone because of this and wishes he can go to where he feels he can set his mind free.
    sumbdysavthisboyon July 06, 2003   Link

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