The light in this place is really bad
Like being at the bottom of a stream
Any minute now
I'm expecting to wake up from a dream
Miss so much, the softest touch
Like the grave of some child
Who neither wept nor smiled
I'm hiding my faith in the rain
I've been dreamin' of you
That's all I do and it's driving me insane

Somewhere dawn is breaking
Light is streaking across the floor
Church bells are ringing
I wonder who they're ringing for
Travel under any star
You'll see me wherever you are
The shadowy past is so vague and so vast
I'm sleeping in the balance of pain
I've been dreamin' of you
That's all I do but it's driving me insane

Maybe they'll get me, maybe they won't
But whatever, it won't be tonight
I wish your hand was in mine right now
We could go where the moon is wide
For years, they had me locked in a cage
Then they throw me onto the stage
Some things just last longer then you thought they would
And they never ever explain
I'm dreamin' of you
That's all I do and it's driving me insane

Well, I eat when I'm hungry, drink when I'm dry
Live my life on the square
Even if the flesh falls off my face
It won't matter as long as you're there
Feel like a ghost in love
Underneath the heavens above
Feel further away than I ever did before
Feel further than I can take
Dreamin' of you
It's all I do but it's driving me insane

Everything in the way is so charming today
In queer and unusual form
Spirals of golden haze here and there in a blaze
Like beams of light in a storm
Maybe you're here or maybe you weren't
Maybe you touched somebody and got burned
The silent sun has got me on the run
Burning a hole in my brain
I'm dreamin' of you
That's all I do but it's driving me insane

Lyrics submitted by jassss, edited by Mellow_Harsher, smallwonderrobot

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    General CommentI agree, this is a great song, I just hate how the person typed it. They must have a nervous twitch that causes them to hit the enter key a lot or something.
    christchin910on January 18, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me think of someone I loved. He killed himself. Even now we don't know exactly what triggered him to do it.
    Aquarius121on March 26, 2015   Link
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    TiOon October 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commentlol i don't why it came out that way!! sorry =/ will try to fix it
    jasssson October 13, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI'm working on a production of Bram Stoker's Dracula and for some reason I read this and think of the character Reinfeld. He is possessed by Dracula and used throughout the play as a spy but he is also in some ways trying to get away. Of course he can't escape the pull of Dracula and is constantly forced to serve his will. It's like it's written from Reinfeld's prospective. Constantly dreaming of both serving his master and trying to get as far away from him as he can...eventually driving him insane. Freaky how well it fits Dylan's song...and who knows with Robert it's just as likely these thoughts were in his mind, along with a thousand others, swirling around to form this song. Fun to think about it anyway...
    Splerbon August 19, 2011   Link

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