I think it burns my sense of truth
To hear me shouting at my youth
I need a way to sort it out.

After I die, I'll re-awake,
Redefine what was at stake
From the hindsight of a god.

I'll see the people that I use,
See the substance I abuse,
The ugly places that I lived.

Did I make money? Was I proud?
Did I play my songs too loud?
Did I leave my life to chance
Or did I make you fucking dance?

Symmetry exists only in our mind.
Our brain is shaping squares.
So I woke up with entropy defined
But the forms still linger there, in my head.

I'll see the people that I use,
See the substance I abuse,
The ugly places that I lived.

Did I make money? Was I proud?
Did I play my songs too loud?
Did I leave my life to chance
Or did I make you fucking dance?

Global concepts uncommon the world round
But we share a mortal frame
That if you can hear reacts to every sound
But no two people move the same.

I think it burns my sense of truth
To hear me shouting at my youth
I need a way to sort it out.

After I die, I'll re-awake,
Redefine what was at stake
From the hindsight of a god.

I'll see the people that I use,
See the substance I abuse,
The ugly places that I lived.

Did I make money? Was I proud?
Did I play my songs too loud?
Did I leave my life to chance
Or did I make you fucking dance?


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    I think it burns my sense of truth to hear me shouting at my youth I need a way to sort it out.

    -Its no use to regret what you did in the past, you have to lean from it

    After I die, I'll re-awake, redefine what was at stake from the hindsight of a god.

    -At death the person is reborn with a chance to look back with perfect hindsight on the past.

    I'll see the people that I use, see the substance I abuse, the ugly places that I lived.

    -The persons whole life races before their eyes and at first they see what they regret.

    Did I make money? Was I proud? Did I play my songs too loud? Did I leave my life to chance or did I make you f***ing dance?

    -The dead man asses' what he did in his life to fight against regret, what did he do with his life? He hopes that above it all he made you fucking dance.

    Symmetry exists only in our mind. Our brain is shaping squares. So I woke up with entropy defined but the forms still linger there, in my head.

    -The brain creates the symmetry and order we see in our lives and in the world around us. Entropy is the scientific theory that over time all ordered systems turn to chaos. The brain is a chaotic system that seeks to find order, redefining entropy. Forms is a philosophy of Plato that says all humanity judges life and aspects of life off of the true or perfect Form, example: we all experience happiness but what is the true standard of "Happiness" or our perception of beauty and what is truly "Beauty". In his enlightened state the Forms still linger in his head.

    Global concepts uncommon the world round but we share a mortal frame that if you can hear reacts to every sound but no two people move the same.

    -These global concepts or Forms are uncommon around the world although we are all human. However our bodies respond similarly to music by dancing. Everyone moves differently but we are all brought together through our love of the music, and everyone is brought closer and personalized at the same time.

    or did I make you f***ing dance?

    -SO in making you dance he has reached an enlightened goal and is satisfied with the life he lived despite his regrets.

    johnnyblueyeon December 31, 2012   Link
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    Artist of the year. Amazing. Go listen to the album "Just Movement" by Robert DeLong.

    antiXIANon March 08, 2013   Link

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