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An ordinary life,
An ordinary day
I never knew it
Any other way

The time fades away
Like the night into the day
Another hour lost
Another bill to pay

The morning washes over me
circling towards the drain
I try to keep going
Ignoring the pain

Looking down at myself,
Staring fear in the face
In the rippling water
I'm being taken from this

Inner disaster
Growing faster
In my mind

I am drifting
Thoughts and memories drift away...

Weigh your future
Bury your past
The time will come
When the first are last

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This present moment
Reality so unreal
Functionality fading
Don't understand what I feel

Where is this going?
Can't recall myself
No regard for my life
No regard for my health

Myself to the left
The world to the right
I'm not quite ready
To give up this fight

No sense of control
Almost like possession
Distorted consciousness
Precious regression

What is this I feel?
Taking over me
I'm now somewhere else
momentarily

Where am I?
Is this real?
Losing touch
With myself

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It grips my being
and I cannot speak
Its powerful release
Leaves me weak

In silent euphoria
Deafening bliss

Captivated
By magnificence
I witness
My insignificance

Everything fades,
Everything fades...

Inner disaster
Growing faster
In my mind

I am drifting
Thoughts and memories drift away...

Weigh your future
Bury your past
The time will come
When the first are last
Track 1 from my band's album Altered State
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yellowsmoke321 Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very interesting words of description

nice poetic feel

kinda reminds me of my own life of ordinary stability then the break down of schizophrenia then the finding my self again :)
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MELLLY-MOO Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012
amazing
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Maggiesdaisy Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Student General Artist
Very nice! thanks for the fave too!
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SapphireTurquoise Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
Weigh your future
Bury your past
The time will come
When the first are last
awesome! My favorite part!
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TodKopf Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
really really cool. unique stuff you got going here.
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TodKopf Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
this is really interesting stuff. i like the ideas that come across. especially these 2 portions:

Captivated
By magnificence
I witness
My insignificance

Weigh your future
Bury your past
The time will come
When the first are last

highly unique. keep it up.
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Lensessence Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2011   Photographer
Very deep, I like it. I haven't heard it yet just read it lol. I would like to it hear tho lol.
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Lottie-Girl Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Student General Artist
Haha, awesome. :D
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Lottie-Girl Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011  Student General Artist
Interesting lyrics, are they written by you or does your band contribute?
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:icontubbums32:
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011  Student Artist
well we do collaborate on a lot of things, but a lot of the lyrics are my brainchild :P
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AkePocky Featured By Owner May 31, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Just so you know, next chance I get I am BUYING this album. All of the songs I've heard off of this album are spectacular. Thank you for being awesome.
Good day, sir.
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KyoDracon Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2011  Hobbyist
Wooow.
I heard the song and was like: IGottaHaveThatIt'sSoCoolWannaSingAlong!!
<3<3 <3<3 <3<3
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Saage2 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
very cool
I really like this song :D
Good work
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DrawingBird Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011
Nice nice :P
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TimePortalStudios Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011   Photographer
Awesome song lyrics!!! ;)
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Marskuuu Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2011  Student General Artist
love. ferreal.
how about you stop being so cool?
mmmk. :D
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tiya1804 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011
nice!..I really love your lurics..;)
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:icontiya1804:
tiya1804 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011
nice!..I really love your lyrics..;)
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jingy-cold-summer Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011
I love the imagery, and your use of antonyms are well chosen and lyrically dispersed. I found several lines that I spoke to me. I would love to hear this sung, have you ever tried recording songs and uploading them as a video?
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FickleIris Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2010  Student General Artist
Awesomeness, I love this so much ^^
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:icontubbums32:
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011  Student Artist
thanks nesi! :D :D
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Stil-Life Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I love these lyrics...
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:icontubbums32:
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011  Student Artist
thanks man! :D
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Stil-Life Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
No prob.
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moon-scourge Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010
wow. your lyrics... I love them.
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:icontubbums32:
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2010  Student Artist
thanks so much! :D
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lollybrook Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2010
Very good...:nod:
Good Luck with your band.
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:icontubbums32:
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2010  Student Artist
thanks so much, love! :D
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lollybrook Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2010
You're welcome...:D
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