I don't need it at the foot of my bed anymore
And invitations of friends are howling wolves at the door
We're bent backs at the bar, we see them slide in from afar
What are we in public for?
So we take the bar home, 'cause we can't stand the smell anymore
So I light up in a field a gasoline scarecrow
Although I frighten no foes, the only bones rattling were my own
It was a good life, most time wasted, at least you had fun
You don't need it, so you live alone, and that's okay
But you're pulling more plugs, and it's harder to talk to you nowadays
Have we taken our pills today?
Have you taken your pill today, is your head okay?
Playing dead in the shower for more than an hour, it's gonna be awhile
So I light up in a field your gasoline scarecrow
Although I frighten no foes, the only bones rattling were my own
It is behind me, it is unreal
It is behind me, become unreal
A new beginning, a new beginning
I want youth in my life forever and ever again
A new beginning, a new beginning
I want youth in my life forever and ever again and again and again






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    i love this song..it sounds so much like Owen..i think it is about the end of a relationship..with two depressed two people...or maybe about the end of a relationship with a girl who had a lot of problems of her own and he is looking at it like..endoing it would be better for her "a new beginning"

    It was a good life. Most time wasted. At least you had fun You don't need it, so you live alone and that's OK, but you're pulling more plugs and it's harder to talk to you now a days. Have you taken your pills today? Have we taken our pills today, is your head OK

    Arienetteon May 02, 2003   Link
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    yes this song is so good. one of my favorites

    Are_You_In?on May 10, 2003   Link
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    "It was a good life. Most time wasted. At least you had fun. You don't need it, so you live alone and that's OK, but you're pulling more plugs and it's harder to talk to you now a days. Have you taken your pills today? Have we taken our pills today, is your head OK? Playing dead in the shower for more than an hour, it's gonna be awhile."

    I'm pretty sure that's from a Bukowski poem although I can't think of which one. I'm also pretty sure that's what he did because he took a segment from Alone With Everybody by Bukowski and used it in the song Mine

    three star saluteon May 08, 2005   Link

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