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It was late in December, the sky turned to snow
All round the day was going down slow
Night like a river beginning to flow
I felt the beat of my mind go
Drifting into time passages
Years go falling in the fading light
Time passages
Buy me a ticket on the last train home tonight

Well I'm not the kind to live in the past
The years run too short and the days too fast
The things you lean on are the things that don't last
Well it's just now and then my line gets cast into these
Time passages
There's something back here that you left behind
Oh time passages
Buy me a ticket on the last train home tonight

Hear the echoes and feel yourself starting to turn
Don't know why you should feel
That there's something to learn
It's just a game that you play

Well the picture is changing
Now you're part of a crowd
They're laughing at something
And the music's loud
A girl comes towards you
You once used to know
You reach out your hand
But you're all alone, in those
Time passages
I know you're in there, you're just out of sight
Time passages
Buy me a ticket on the last train home tonight



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    TheSharkMeisterSep 14, 2008 at 2:41 pm
    A moment in time, a long time ago, a decision was made that has haunted me, this I know.

    Dreams of my childhood melted away
    Scenes of my riding in white have long gone missing day by day

    You will pay the Piper it was said
    Now I sit here with a soul that is dead

    A well turned ankle was what I craved
    I fist in the air and a demand to God was freely given and never explained

    Two darling daughers and one who gave me total love crying out please Daddy dont go
    Here I sit thinking of this closed fist and the extent of the blow

    It was the time of my life that the words of this song
    That reverberated deeply that I knew my actions were wrong

    Love and ammends to my darling girls is an ongoing Grace I have been allowed
    The true love that I forsook has left a loving Lady holding hurt close to her heart and I pray hapiness she will be bestowed.

    Needless to say the demand I proclaimed
    Was answered as the truth of the Passage of time was explained

    A ticket for the last train home was always available
    Why I did not heed the message is inexplainable

    As the twylight of my life is moving at a very fast pace
    I look to the sky and hope there is space...

    On the last train home tonight...and I will be waiting to embrace something back here that I left behind

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