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I'm having trouble trying to sleep
I'm counting sheep but running out
As time ticks by
And still I try
No rest for crosstops in my mind

On my own... here we go

My eyes feel like they're gonna bleed
Dried up and bulging out my skull
My mouth is dry
My face is numb
Fucked up and spun out in my room

On my own... here we go

My mind is set on overdrive
The clock is laughing in my face
A crooked spine
My sense's dulled
Passed the point of delerium

On my own... here we go

My eyes feel like they're gonna bleed
Dried up and bulging out my skull
My mouth is dry
My face is numb
Fucked up and spun out in my room

On my own... here we go



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  • Chronix
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    ChronixDec 7, 2008 at 1:12 am
    its about meth... simple as that, talking about no sleep, being fucked up in his room, all alone, eyes gonna bleed cause he has been up for days he focuses on the no sleeping part of meth really.
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    MandaPanda22Jan 28, 2010 at 1:17 am
    ive een lisening to alot more greenday lately...this was one of their songs i had just heard today(even tho its sorta old) :P i love all of greenday. ill listen to them foreverrr...
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    HazelDountLovesBulletJun 12, 2009 at 2:53 am
    He's talking about insomnia. There isn't any specific reason given for it. However, the repeated line "on my own, here we go" gives me reason to think that maybe the insomnia is caused by being alone in the world for the first time and working just to make it to tomorrow, and putting your health on the backburner just to live.
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    anonymous096Dec 16, 2009 at 2:38 am
    Insomnia. its not really something describeable. mostly people believe its caused by exhaustion. most likely when someone's tired and all worked up. but not able to sleep. "I'm counting sheep but running out" he's done everything in his hands to rest. yet he cant find sleep because it's not there.
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    anonymous096Dec 16, 2009 at 1:55 am
    insomnia. obviously, he's talking about the dilema where you feel so tired and alone and cant find the way to drift out and sleep. he's tried every method in his hands to rest: "I'm counting sheep but running out"
    yet he cant control his brain. he cant sleep.bothered by all problems and worries of the world.

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