"Slow Down" as written by and Alan Darby....
My sweetheart and I will retire,
Will retire to the tide pools.
And we'll fix our meals of crabs and krill in the long afternoon.
And we'll shed our skin,
For a shell from a wise old snail who is singing:

Slow down.

At the base of the dunes with the algae bloom and the heron,
Here we sit all day and wait and wait for the tide to come crashing.
And we'll shed our skin because we know where it's been,
And we know this hymn:

Slow down.

Lost, lost, in this torrent,
Drowned in the deep of this over-sweet porridge,
Blind to to all of the blood and carnage.

Slow down.

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"Slow Down" as written by Alan Darby

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    General Commentit feels like this song is about apathy. like we are too fat and selfish to pay attention to the problems in our own country. and so we need to slow down and take a look around us.
    chuckles1992on September 07, 2009   Link
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    General Commentwonderful, wonderful, wonderful. see them live!
    bold_as_loveon September 27, 2007   Link

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