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I’m trying to tell you somethin' about my life
Maybe give me insight between black and white
And the best thing you’ve ever done for me
Is to help me take my life less seriously
'Cause it’s only life after all, yeah

Well darkness has a hunger that’s insatiable
And lightness has a call that’s hard to hear
And I wrap my fear around me like a blanket
I sailed my ship of safety till I sank it
Now I’m crawling on your shore

I went to the doctors, and I went to the mountains
I looked to the children, and I drank from the fountains
There’s more than one answer to these questions
Pointing me in a crooked line

And the less I seek my source for some definitive
(The less I seek my source)
The closer I am the fine, yeah
The closer I am the fine, yeah

And I went to see the doctor of philosophy
With a poster of Rasputin and a beard down to his knee
He never did marry or see a B-grade movie
But he graded my performance, and he said he could see through me
So I spent four years prostrate to the higher mind
I got my paper and I was free

I went to the doctor, I went to the mountains
I looked to the children, and I drank from the fountains
There’s more than one answer to these questions
Pointing me in a crooked line

The less I seek my source for some definitive
(The less I seek my source)
The closer I am the fine
The closer I am the fine

I stopped by the bar at 3 AM
To seek solace in a bottle or possibly a friend
And then I woke up with a headache like my head against a board
I was twice as cloudy as I’d been the night before
I went in seeking clarity

I went to the doctor, I went to the mountains
I looked to the children, and I drank from the fountains
Yeah we go to the doctor, we go to the mountains
And we look to the children, and we drink from the fountains
Yeah we go to the Bible, and we go through the workout
And we read up on revival and we stand up for the lookout

There’s more than one answer to all these questions
They keep pointing us in a crooked line

The less I seek my source for some definitive
(The less I seek my source)
The closer I am the fine
The closer I am the fine, yeah
The closer I am the fine



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