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Baby, don't yell,
You're tearing a hole right through the walls of everything we used to know,
I'm building a place, something amazing,
Just for the sake of saving us,
From under the sun,
Two plastic hearts with nowhere to run,
We're rolling the dice on whatever's left,
'Cause God only knows that we could use the rest...

Me and you, living under a paper moon,
Cause real life just isn't right; lets fabricate
Me and you, living under a paper moon,
This real life just isn't right let's get away let's fabricate.

Baby, don't fret,
At least we're alive with just enough breath
To truly despise the hills in the carpet,
Knots in the ties that bind us so tightly to our waking lives,
I'll build up a house, I'll build up an army
Of cellophane soliders cheap origami,
To take back a piece or whatever's left
Of that little box that beats in your chest

Me and you, living under a paper moon,
Cause real life just isn't right; lets fabricate
Me and you, living under a paper moon,
This real life just isn't right let's get away let's fabricate.

I'm building a place,
Something amazing just for the sake of saving us,
And whatever's left of that little box that beats in your chest

Me and you, living under a paper moon,
Cause real life just isn't right; lets fabricate
Me and you, living under a paper moon,
This real life just isn't right let's get away

This real life, just isn't right, let's fabricate



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    Unregistered5 days ago at 10:01 am
    To me, I've always thought of it as describing playing a role playing game or an attempt to escape reality and just taking a moment to ignore the responsibilities of it. Trapped in the routine of adult life feeling like there's no escape from the dull repetitiveness of it and wanting to just leave it behind and escape into a different place, becoming an improved version of yourself and achieving things you may not be able to do in reality. Possibly a dream or escaping into imagination.
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    UnregisteredMar 6, 2012 at 4:13 am
    This sounds like a guys fight to save a failing relationship. What he wants to do for this girl because he loves her, and how scared he is of how he thinks itll fall apart so easy

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