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No I'm not color blind
I know the world is black and white

I try to keep an open mind
But I just can't sleep on this tonight

Stop this train
I want to get off
And go home again
I can't take the speed it's moving in
I know I can't
But honestly, won't someone stop this train?

Don't know how else to say it
I don't want to see my parents go
One generation's length away
From fighting life out on my own

Stop this train
I want to get off
And go home again
I can't take the speed it's moving in
I know I can't
But honestly, won't someone stop this train?

So scared of getting older
I'm only good at being young
So I play the numbers game
To find a way to say that life has just begun

Had a talk with my old man
Said "help me understand"
He said "turn sixty-eight"
"You'll renegotitate"

"Don't stop this train
Don't for a minute change the place you're in
And don't think I couldn't ever understand
I tried my hand
John, honestly we'll never stop this train"

Once in a while, when it's good
It'll feel like it should
And they're all still around
And you're still safe and sound
And you don't miss a thing
Til you cry when you're driving away in the dark
Singing
Stop this train
I want to get off
And go home again
I can't take the speed it's moving in
I know I can't
Cause now I see I'll never stop this train



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  • Dapdeelyt
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    DapdeelytMar 6, 2010 at 9:45 pm
    Time waits for no one..kinda scary getting older..want to stay young..and the older I'm getting time is speeding by more and more quickly..I got to help myself.
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    damedinaJul 17, 2008 at 10:57 pm
    This is an AWESOME song! It is about a young guy leaves home and ventures out into reality! Life in the real world can be hard, as he quickly finds out! He wants to go back to life being easy, but is stopped by his father who tells him don't give up... stay on that train and let your life BEGIN!! Great portrayal... Great tune!

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