You like snow, but only if it's warm
You like rain, but only if it's dry
There's no sentimental value to the rose that fell on your floor
There's no fundamental excuse for the granted I'm taken for

'Cause it's easy not to
So much easier not to
And what goes around never comes around to you
To you

You like pain but only if it doesn't hurt too much
And you sit, and you wait, to receive
There's an obvious attraction
To the path of least resistance in your life
Well, there's an obvious aversion no amount of my insistence
Could make you try tonight

'Cause it's easy not to
So much easier not to
And what goes around never comes around to you
To you, to you, to you, to you, to you

There's no love, no money, no thrill anymore

Well, there's an apprehensive, naked, little trembling boy
With his head in his hands
And there's an underestimated and impatient little girl
Raising her hand

But it's easy not to
So much easier not to
And what goes around never comes around to you
To you, to you

Get up, get up, get up off of it
Get up, get up, get up off of it
Get out, get outta here, enough already
Get up, get up, get up off of it
Wake up


Lyrics submitted by Boonechic_21

Wake Up Lyrics as written by Alanis Nadine Morissette Glen Ballard

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC

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    Song MeaningThis is a perfect example of some of the people who inhabit this world. They think they know how life is, they think they understand when life hasn't truly hasn't touched them. They like the idea of things until they're directly in it. The snow is nice unless you have feel to it's cold. The rain is enjoyable until you get wet. That rose is a the ground now, it's ruined, dirty now. There's no beauty to be seen in it, it might as well be a turd cause it sure as hell isn't wanted now. You take others for granted but will never admit it, never apologize. Talk of your "misery", love the attention you get from it as long as you're not going through it. You sit on your ass waiting for someone to do for you because your too lazy to do the work yourself. No matter what anyone says you refuse to try for anything. You use and use till there's nothing left and your host has crumbled at rock rock bottom. You don't care because caring is too hard. You believe in karma except you're the only one exempt from it. Why do they act that way? Because it's so much fuck'n easier to not be a decent being. Everybody is tired of your shit they seen enough of it. You need to get off of that B.S. and wake the fuck up.
    chi-chion November 06, 2011   Link

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