These are different lives
Being lived at the same time
Like holding on to a whole
The world's edge is closer
I'm gonna leap right off her
And that will be the end of me
Intersecting lines
Falling way behind
I'm walking on a rope
I'm Drifting from her
I've never been further
All I know is right
Dreams drift right past me


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    General Commentto me this song means something like a new world expirenced and you want to be there and that makes this world closer to its edge
    i love JFon February 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentFor some reason I think a major theme of this song is arbitrariness. There is not much more I have to say now.

    Favorite lyric: "All I know is right
    Dreams drift right past me"
    owenparry26on March 19, 2005   Link
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    General Commentjohn does know a lot bout that kind of stuff and i think it might just be that. its a wee bit like rhcps song cant stop. it has that feeling to it too dont ya think.
    i love JFon March 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYea I haven't thought of it that way. I haven't yet tried to link much of JF's work with RHCP, but I recently read that John said in an interview that he thought Anthony might have wrote Parallel Universe with John in mind or something like that. Another note about this song; I love the ending of the song, like so many his.
    owenparry26on April 04, 2005   Link
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    My InterpretationI have an interpretative correction:
    "Like holding on to a whole" should be "Like holding on to a hole"

    Holding onto nothing?
    Taking the leap of 'faith'?
    I think 'the end of me' is the end of identity, mind, ego?
    ziroukon March 25, 2012   Link
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    General CommentI guess it's about esoterism and soul, John is really deep in that. He almost slipped of the world's edge! Awesome writer.
    AndreLuizon December 23, 2013   Link
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    General Commenti've got to say he is eveloving through music like a little child but he knows what he's doing and he makes people relize feelings
    i love JFon May 15, 2005   Link

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