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Pearls and swine bereft of me
Long and weary my road has been
I was lost in the cities
Alone in the hills
No sorrow or pitty
For leaving I feel

I am not your rolling wheels
I am a highway
I am not your carpet ride
I am the sky

Friends and liars
Don't wait for me
Cause I'll get on
All by myself
I put millions of miles
Under my heels
And still too close to you
I feel

I am not your rolling wheels
I am the highway
I am not your carpet ride
I am the sky
I am not your blowing wind
I am the lightning
I am not your autumn moon
I am the night
The night

I am not your rolling wheels
I am the highway
I am not your carpet ride
I am the sky
I am not your blowing wind
I am the lightining
I am not your autumn moon
I am the night



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    IlovelyricsNov 25, 2009 at 5:22 pm
    I think he is feeling used and seen in a narrow vision of what he really is. Several times he says that he is not something specific, but rather something MUCH more.
    He feels no regret for leaving the people who treat him that way. And rightly so!
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    nicholsCindyNov 18, 2008 at 4:19 pm
    People so often take others for granted. I think he's saying there's a bigger picture your not seeing. There's more to it all than meets the eye. He's telling us to open our eyes.
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    UnregisteredJul 3, 2012 at 4:16 pm
    He is saying he is not someone that you can latch on to to get somewhere or something. He is bigger then that and if that is all you are looking for you f off.
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    UnregisteredMay 5, 2012 at 8:44 am
    He compares himself with someones opinion: ˝i am not your ... , i am ... ˝, in other words ˝i am not˝ what you think i am, ˝i am˝ different, ˝i am˝ more than that, ˝i am˝better

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    UnregisteredMay 1, 2012 at 11:41 pm
    I am free, and i will always will be, i am more than a part of you, i am what you need to exist, to survive

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