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Once, somewhere, sometime ago
His eyes were clear to see,
He put his thoughts into my mind,
And gave my self to be
He stopped me from living so unsane,
I could be just what I want to be,
Things appear as they really are,
I can see just what I wanted to see

Come on, and let it happen to you
I say, I say come on, and let it happen to you
You gotta open up your mind
And let everything come through...
Come on yeah!

Well it starts like a roller coaster ride,
So real it takes your breath away
It slides you through your point of view,
You look back to where you thought you'd stayed
Your ride changes outside view,
While it glides you like a neon ray,
And you find you don't have to search for words,
For there's nothing to be said

Come on, you gotta let it happen to you
Hey, come on, and let it happen to you
You gotta open up your mind
And let everything come through...

After you trip life opens up,
You start doing what you want to do
And you find out that the world that you once feared,
Gets what it has from you
No one can ever hurt you
But you know more than you thought you knew
And you're looking at the world
With brand new eyes,
And no one can ever spoil the view

Come on, and let it happen to you
Hey, hey, hey come on, and let it happen to you
You gotta open up your mind
And let everything come through...

Open up your mind,
Let everything come through...



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    UnregisteredJun 18, 2012 at 7:10 am
    What i had in mind..
    I just spent my couple of years with those new junkies of old chemical culture,that what you can do to explain"let it happen to you. " at least and which ws not just about a life still of living-dreaming, interestingly spending time , researching for your own brain buzzing with questions, which depends upon insight that flattered you to. It all ends when i get that simple answer, about your trip to give to your world waiting whom you were tamed of talking, according to this 'roller coaster' track-
    "well it starts like a roller coaster ride,
    So real it takes your breath away
    It slides you through your point of view,
    You look back to where you thought you'd stayed
    Your ride changes outside view,
    While it glides you like a neon ray,
    And you find you don't have to search for words,
    For there's nothing to be said

    Come on, you gotta let it happen to you
    Hey, come on, and let it happen to you
    You gotta open up your mind
    And let everything come through...

    After you trip life opens up,
    You start doing what you want to do
    And you find out that the world that you once feared,
    Gets what it has from you
    No one can ever hurt you
    But you know more than you thought you knew
    And you're looking at the world
    With brand new eyes,
    And no one can ever spoil the view"
  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 30, 2011 at 8:04 pm
    Roky erickson wished for you to take lsd without fear (fearless,immune,ready for all) for it opens a true perception detached from the material world.

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