"The Forgotten " as written by and Ciaran Mcauley....
Where in the world's the forgotten?
They're lost inside your memory
You're dragging on, your heart's been broken
As we all go down in history

Where in the world did the time go?
It's where your spirit seems to roam
Like losing faith to our abandon
Or an empty hallway from a broken home
Well don't look away from the arms of a bad dream
Well, don't look away, sometimes you're better lost than to be seen

I don't feel strange, it's more like haunted
Another moment trapped in time
I can't quite put my finger on it
But it's like a child that was left behind
So where in the world's the forgotten?
Like soldiers from a long lost war
We share the scars from our abandon
And what we remember becomes folklore

Well, don't look away from the arms of a bad dream
Well, don't look away, sometimes you're better lost than to be seen
Well, don't look away from the arms of a moment
Don't look away from the arms of tomorrow
Well, don't look away from the arms of a moment
Don't look away from the arms of love


Lyrics submitted by Blinkgd2, edited by shannakett99, DarkBeat

"The Forgotten" as written by Mike Dirnt Billie Joe Armstrong

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    My InterpretationIt's about a couple of things. First it's about letting go of the past that only weighing you down. The other thing is that it´s okay to let go of some things.. But always live in the moment. And see all the unjustice in the world. Children starving, wars, poverty etc

    So for me it´s more of a: "Let the past go to see the present more clearly" thing.. But of course this is only my interpretation! =)
    NeMNoXon December 15, 2012   Link

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