What the hell is this?
You said, "It's art, just fuckin' mirror it."
Where did we go wrong?
If not here, where do we belong?
In a shot of sun off an airplane far above her?
In the glint of the foot-burnished manhole cover?
In a light, a sign of one kind or another?
In the gleaming eye of a fighter or a lover?

Sitting here at the Horton's,
so you know this is important.
If not here, then where?
If not now then when?
When a feather's an immovable force?
When the stampede's an obstacle course?
When Ancient Train has hit Ol' Transient Horse?
When we're a Vancouver divorce?

Now that we've hammered the last spike
and we've punched the railroad through,
thought there'd be more to say
thought there'd be more to do.
I love your paintings-don't take your colors away.
I've grown more fearful of them every day.
Swimming up their dark rivers to discover your source,
a source of strange and unrequited remorse.
And I found the end of the world, of course,
but it's not the end of the world, of course.
It's just a Vancouver divorce.
It's just a Vancouver divorce.


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    General Comment"I love your paintings-don't take your colors away.
    I've grown more fearful of them every day.
    Swimming up their dark rivers to discover your source,
    a source of strange and unrequited remorse.
    And I found the end of the world, of course,"

    He messed up, she ended it. She remained cold from then on, he eventually awakens from his self delusion of being the victim to realize that he was at fault for whatever reason. His heart was broken, but he was blind to the fact that he pushed her away, and was further devastated by her lack of remorse for hurting him. But she owed him nothing. He sought or expected her remorse and found her indifference baffling. It was the end of the world for him. Depression.

    But it wasn't the end. He grew up. He finally grasped the "why". Hopefully he learned from it. Divorce is common, but self awareness isn't.
    falang78on January 29, 2015   Link

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