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I’ve got a lotta things to do tonight
I’m so sick of making lists
Of things I’ll never finish
I’ve lived here for the last 12 years
Since early 1995 all my shit has been in boxes
But if I had a little more time to kill
I’d settle every little stupid thing
Yeah you’d think that I would

But I’m too tired to go to sleep tonight
And I’m too weak to follow dreams tonight
For the first time in a long time I can say
That I want to try to get better and
Overcome each moment
In my own way

I wonder if I’ll ever lose my mind
I tried hard for awhile
But then I kind of gave up
Winter is killer when the sun goes down
I’m really not as stubborn as I seem
Said the knuckle to the concrete

But I’m too tired to go to sleep tonight
And I’m too weak to follow dreams tonight
For the first time in a long time I can say
That I want to try to get better and
Overcome each moment
In my own way

I’m not saying that I’m giving up
I’m just trying not to think
As much as I used to
Cause never is a lonely little messed up word
Maybe I’ll get it right some day
For the first time in a long time I can say
That I want to try
I feel helpless for the most part
But I’m learning to open my eyes
And the sad truth of the matter is
I’ll never get over it
But I’m gonna try
To get better and overcome each moment
In my own way

I sure want to get back on track
And I’ll do whatever it takes
Even if it kills me



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    UnregisteredJan 8, 2012 at 1:41 am
    It means that your emotionally exhausted, depressed, and stressed out about life but your going to try to overcome it no matter what

    "but i'm too tired to go to sleep tonight, and i'm too weak to follow dreams tonight"
    (emotionally exhausted and stressed out)

    "but for the first time in a long time i can say that i want to try to get better and overcome each moment in my own way"
    (trying to overcome it)

    "i sure want to get back on track
    and i'll do whatever it takes
    even if it kills me"
    (shows that you do'll whatever it takes to overcome it)

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