"One-Armed Man (Play On)" as written by Jonathan Liebowitz, Daniel Alan Pifer, Aaron M Lieberman, Eberhard Lothar Faber and John Thomas Osander....
Submerged in endless (trailing off)
I watch them fade by (sigh)
Lifeless and blank-faced (paining on)
I see
The face I use to be
They want to feel this (straining on)
They want to sense this (now)
Drunk with existence (waking me)
I'll show you something (someone) you can feel

They search and strain and drink and stagger
They play on, but I'll never, ever look back

Zombies staring, looking my way
Crying out for something
They can't fill their stomachs with enough to satisfy
The hunger growing

Needing something real

Zombies staring, looking my way
crying out for something they can't feel
Play, on stray on, in these wicked days on
Play on and understand that in your drunken stupor you are dying

Zombies staring, looking my way
Reaching out for something, anything
Anything to keep them numbing
Keep them plunging far from knowing

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"One-Armed Man (Play On)" as written by Daniel Alan Pifer Aaron M Lieberman

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    My InterpretationThis one, to me, is semi-obvious.
    The zombies described are unbelievers who are stumbling through life constantly searching for temporary contentment. Without knowing it, they are crying out for something they cannot presently feel: the love of God. i.e., they are all "needing something real".
    The One-Armed Man is not one of them, but was once (he'll never ever look back).
    He has cut off his right arm since it hindered him.
    OneArmedMan86on February 12, 2020   Link

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