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I can't stand to fly
I'm not that naive
I'm just out to find
The better part of me

I'm more than a bird
I'm more than a plane
More than some pretty face beside a train
And it's not easy to be me

Wish that I could cry
Fall upon my knees
Find a way to lie
About a home I'll never see

It may sound absurd
But don't be naive
Even heroes have the right to bleed
I may be disturbed, but won't you concede
Even heroes have the right to dream
But it's not easy to be me

Up up and away away from me
Well, it's all right
You can all sleep sound tonight
I'm not crazy
Or anything

I can't stand to fly
I'm not that naive
Men weren't meant to ride
With clouds between their knees

I'm only a man in a silly red sheet
Digging for kryptonite on this one way street
Only a man in a funny red sheet
Looking for special things inside of me
Inside of me
Inside of me
Yeah, inside of me
Inside of me

I'm only a man in a funny red sheet
More than a man looking for a dream
I'm only a man in a funny red sheet
It's not easy
It's not easy to be me.



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    GreenDayfan93982Mar 30, 2010 at 4:40 am
    my interpretation of this song is that some may seem like a leader in front of their peers and always there for their friends, but just because they seem so strong doesn't mean that they don't sometimes hurt inside or feel down. They are still human

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