"Breathe (Reprise)" as written by and Roger Waters....
Breathe, breathe in the air
Don't be afraid to care
Leave but don't leave me
Look around, choose your own ground
For long you live and high you fly
And smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry
And all your touch and all you see
Is all your life will ever be

Run, rabbit run
Dig that hole, forget the sun
And when at last the work is done
Don't sit down, it's time to dig another one
For long you live and high you fly
But only if you ride the tide
And balanced on the biggest wave
You race towards an early grave


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"Breathe" as written by Richard Wright David Jon Gilmour

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    General CommentMy last comment was not clear. The person from the beginning of the song comes home, and hears funeral bells ringing. They are for some other person just like him that kicked back and watched the years fly by.

    The man (from the beginning of the song) realizes that it will be him next. And that some other guy will hear his funeral bells and realize the same thing. It's a never ending cycle.

    Of course, by the time anyone gets the message, it's too late to do anything about it for you, and young people won't listen if you advise them. So the cycle is doomed to go on endlessly.
    inpraiseoffollyon May 11, 2006   Link

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