Why did you need to take that pill?
it never has and never will
make you better make you well
you\'re shackled in your self-inflicted cell
sunlight you\'ll never see
you\'re a prisoner of pharmacology
and you\'re telling me you feel fine
never better
that\'s what you said in your last letter
that was read aloud at your memorial last week
where are you now?
up above?
I hope you find some kind of love
that isn\'t bottled or tamper-resistant
but unconditional and consistent
the peace you\'ve spent you lifetime searching for
if this is what it takes
maybe others can learn form your mistakes
and turn off that blacklight before it gets too late

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    General Commentafter my dad died from chemical dependency, i would have never thought to have found a song like this. im so lucky i did though because it literally changed my life. since that day a few years ago when i first heard this song, i have been a die-hard good riddance fan. die-hard becuse they saved me and i owe my life to them. had their amazingly positive messages never made their way to my ear, i would be just another statistic. i am not the person i once was because their music has inspired me and gotten me on the right track, away from the things that i once thought would help. without them and their music, i wouldn't be living a life worth living. i give this song credit for making me a fan and i thank this song.
    noisetodiebyon December 08, 2001   Link

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