I forgot that love existed troubled in my mind
Heartache after heartache, worried all the time
I forgot that love existed
And then I saw the light
Everyone around me seems to make everything alright

Oh, Socrates and Plato
Praised it to the skies
Everyone that ever loved
Everyone that ever tried

If my heart could do the thinking
And my head begin to feel
I'd look upon the world anew
And know what's truly real

I forgot that love existed
And that it strangled up my heart
Then I turned a brand new leaf
Made of brand new stories

If my heart could do my thinking
And my head begin to feel
I'd look upon the world anew
And I'd know know, what's truly real
What's truly real, while I'd find out really what's truly real


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    I really like this song. It strangled up my heart. It is a rejection of the physical, hedonistic world in search of spiritual meaning. For everyone who's ever tried.

    montresoron July 22, 2009   Link
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    I forgot that love existed troubled in my mind. Heartache after heartache, worried all the time. I forgot that love existed, Then I saw the light, Everyone around me make everything alright. [a stranger's smile] Oh, oh Socrates and Plato they, Praised it to the skies. [they praise the love of wisdom and wise-love to the skies] Anyone who's ever loved [the loveof wisdom] Everyone who's ever tried. If my heart [the heart of my soul] could do my thinking, And my head begin to feel [the universal ] love , I would look upon the world anew And know what's truly real.

    my3zon October 16, 2017   Link

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