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I'm being followed by my shadow
He's been creeping around
Asking where I've been
He keeps tapping on my shoulder
Telling me it's over
So where do I begin?

These dark days are getting harder
I feel I'm treading water
So will I sink or swim?
Roll on, push a little further
I keep saying 'Is this worth it,
Or should I just give in?'
I don't know

I don't know which way I'm supposed to spin
In this circle
But I won't waste my time on your concern
'Til it's over

I look back on a distant border
I fear I'm getting older
There's so much that I missed
Walk on, following a faint line
See if I can define where I came undone

I don't know which way I'm supposed to spin
In this circle
And I won't waste my time on your concern
'Til it's over

And I will wait my turn, my time will come
This ain't over
And I can't wait no more, no sweet return
This is over

So it is
(No sweet return)
So it is
(No sweet return)
So it is
(No sweet return)
So it is
(No sweet return)

This is over.



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    UnregisteredMay 6, 2012 at 8:05 am
    A child dies, a parent is lost. This encompasses the path of grief, the circle of life... Parents shouldn't outlive their children... I will wait my turn, my turn will come...
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    Its about reflecting on your life so far with all its twists and turns. There is a sense to the lyrics that depicts the writer is unsettled by the way things are going ('will i sink or swim? '). Basically, its a 'such is life' kind of message.

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