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Dreaming
I was only dreaming
Of another place and time
Where my family's from

Singing
I can hear them singing
When the rain had washed away
All these scattered dreams

Dying
Everyone's reminded
Hearts are washed in misery
Drenched in gasoline

Laughter
There is no more laughter
Songs of yesterday
Now live in the underground

Life before the lobotomy
Christian sang the eulogy
Sign my love a lost memory
From the end of the century

Well it's enough, to make you sick
To cast a stone, and throw a brick
But when the sky, is falling down
It burned your dreams, into the ground

Christian's lesson is what he's been sold
We are normal and self-controlled
Remember to learn to forget
Whiskey shots and cheap cigarettes

Well I'm not stoned
I'm just fucked up
I got so high I can't stand up
Well I'm not cursed 'cause I've been blessed
I'm not in love 'cause I'm a mess

Like refugees
We're lost like refugees
Like refugees
We're lost like refugees
The brutality, of reality
Is the freedom that keeps me from

Dreaming
I was only dreaming
Of another place and time
Where my family's from

Singing
I can hear them singing
When the rain had washed away
All these scattered dreams

Dying
Everyone's reminded
Hearts are washed in misery
Drenched in gasoline

Laughter
There is no more laughter
Songs of yesterday
Now live in the underground



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  • mutt244
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    mutt244Oct 7, 2009 at 6:59 am
    Love these lyrics...so..so..so much! Every single green day song has so mucn meaning and so much time and effort put into it. Great job guys

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    HazelDountLovesBulletJun 15, 2009 at 8:34 pm
    This is the fourth part of the 21st Century Breakdown story, written in Gloria's point of view.
    At first, its a reflection of how her life used to be, how happy she was, and how much time has changed her life.
    Then her emotions take hold of her retrospect, and she's angry with herself, admitting to her involvement with drugs and how she's really just a fuck up and not the person everyone thinks she is.
    She does love Christian, but she doesn't think she can be in love when she's so messed up.
    Her mind takes hold again, and she goes back into retrospect, mourning the loss of her past.

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