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I've these dreams of walking home
Home where it used to be
And everything is as it was
Frozen in front of me

Here I stand 6 feet small
Romanticizing years ago
But it's a bitter sweet feeling hearing
Wrapped around your finger on the radio

And these days
I wish I was 6 again
Oh make me a red cape
I wanna be Superman

Oh, if only my life was more like 1983
All these things would be more like
They were at the start of me
Had it made in 83

Thinking bout my brother Ben
I miss him every day
He looks just like his brother John
But on an 18 month delay

Here I stand 6 feet small
And smiling cause I'm scared as hell
Kind of like my life is like a sequel to a movie
Where the actor's names have changed, oh well

Well these days
I wish I was 6 again
Oh make me a red cape
I wanna be Superman

Oh, if only my life was more like 1983
All these things would be more like
They were at the start of me
If my life was more like 1983
Plot a course to the source of the purest little part of me

And most of my memories
Have escaped me or confused themselves with dreams
If heaven's all we want it to be
Send your prayers to me, care of 1983

You can paint that house a rainbow of colors
Rip out the floorboards replace the shutters
But that's my plastic in the dirt

Whatever happened to my, whatever happened to my
Whatever happened to my lunch box
When came the day that it got thrown away
And don't you think I should have had some say in that decision

If only my life, if only my life
If only my life, if only my life
If only my life, if only my life
If only my life, if only my life



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    When you're older and cynical about life, when your realize that nothing in life is easy or simple, you think back to your childhood when you felt safe and loved and all your problems could be solved, you were happy, and your spirit was pure. And you wish you could go back and be free again.

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