And if you close the door
The night can last forever
Leave the wine glass out
And drink a toast to never
Oh, someday I know someone will look into my eyes and say
Hello
Hello
Your my very special one
But if you close the door
We'll never have to see the day again

Said all these people they won't leave me alone
And we need, a little time to ourselves
And half the reasons why
I'm sketchin' all the time

The result of a life in this hell
But oh well, I think it's time
My faith is falling like the leaves from a tree
The pockets both take it away

The sun warms my body as I'm
Sittin' on a swing watching
Columbus clouds bring in the rain
Oh well I think it's time
It's time to go

My mind is playing tricks on me all the time
To let you know that I am real
And all the worries you build
Up inside your soul

The ones that make your world stand still
Mean you can feel, that it's time to go
Are you fed up,
Are you fed up with me?
Do you think you could do better?
Do you think that I know better?
Do they think that they know better?

Five fed up faces with the itch to kill a king
Blood red sunshine, and a breath to air that's clean
I drink from the faucet
From the porch I take a pee

I look at you through the bushes
Where you can't see me
I laugh and slip into another state of mind
To let you know that I am real

And all the worries you build up inside your soul
The ones that make your world stand still
Means you can feel, that it's time to go


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    its about hiding...you can either take a chance or close the door and stay alone forever...its a choice that no one ever COMPLETLY makes

    GypsyRoseon January 17, 2007   Link
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    Yeah I think you're right but I think to be more specific the taking a chance part is about love. Is this the hidden track on Galaxie or is there another one I don't know about?

    goodgollymissmollyon March 24, 2009   Link

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