"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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    General CommentI see this as a gen X attempt to impart wisdom to millennials. It's full of irony, but general idea is: don't be so concerned with recording every event of your life on Facebook, and bouncing your feelings off the social media soundboard, and instead be yourself and make real connections with people.
    The Forgotten, I think, is a sarcastic name he gives to people who don't have a presence on social media, and are "resigned" to living in the memories and hearts of those who care about them.
    SaintToddon February 21, 2017   Link

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