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Please take a long hard look through your text book
'Cause I'm history
When I strap my helmet on I'll be long gone
'Cause I've been dying to leave
Yeah, I'll ride the range and hide all my loose change
In my bedroom
'Cause riding a dirtbike down a turnpike
Always takes it's toll on me

I've had just about enough
Of quote, "diamonds in the rough"
Because my backbone is paper thin
Get me out of this cavern
Or I'll cave in
(Or I'll cave in)
(Or I'll cave in)

If the bombs go off
The sun will still be shining
Because we've heard it said that every mushroom cloud
Has a silver lining
(Though I'm always undermining too deep to know)
Swallow a drop of gravel and blacktop
'Cause the road tastes like wintergreen
The wind and the rain smell of oil and octane
Mixed with stale gasoline
I'll soak up the sound trying to sleep on the wet ground
I'll get ten minutes give-or-take
'Cause I just don't foresee myself getting drowsy
When cold integrity keeps me wide awake

Get me out of this cavern
Or I'll cave in
Get me out of this cavern
Or I'll cave in

I'll keep my helmet on just in case my head caves in
(In case my head caves in)
'Cause if my thoughts collapse or my framework snaps
It'll make a mess, like you wouldn't believe
Tie my handlebars to the stars so I stay on track
(So I stay on track)
And if my intentions stray I'll wrench them away
Then I'll take my leave, and I won't even look back
I won't even look back

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    Taylor_WilderDec 26, 2009 at 10:19 pm
    and that if you stay focused on those things that you will eventually cave in on everything that is happening, so don't let your depressing, brooding thoughts on life get you stuck in a rut, find that silver lining, focus on the things that bring you happpiness, and dont ever dwell on those depressing thoughts for verry long.

    P.S. the one below this one comes first
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    Taylor_WilderDec 26, 2009 at 10:15 pm
    i kinda think that this song is about all the dealings of life and how if you look closely enough that you find that you really enjoy the things that you think will always be there forever, but know time and how everything, this war we fight against terrorism in iraq, and everything else, may end up wiping out the things we take for granted
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    TheEvilRubberDuckMar 21, 2010 at 1:51 am
    "I'll rude the range and hide all my loose change" ~ there more girls out there and ill just hide my memories of you.

    "because my back bone is paper thin" ~ too careing to hurt her when he leaves.

    "get my out of this cavern" ~ asking for help from freinds.

    "If the bombs go off, the sun will still be shinning" ~ not matter how bad it end it'l get better

    "swallow a drop of blacktop and gravel, because the road taste like winter green" ~ build up teh courage to tell her, because its for the best

    p.s. great song ill add more as i think more =D
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    rtq413tFeb 20, 2010 at 8:09 pm
    i think that it is about him leaving his girlfriend of a long time, and that if he didnt he would just collapse under the stress he causes her
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    Octanedude45Dec 31, 2009 at 2:19 am
    i think that its about him taking a walk and just thinking through life. he distracts himself with his surroundings cuz he knows if he thinks too hard on what sucks in life he will eventually 'cave in'

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