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Hush now don't you cry
Wipe away the teardrop from your eye

You're lying safe in bed
It was all a bad dream
Spinning in your head

Your mind tricked you to feel the pain
Of someone close to you leaving the game
Of life

So here it is, another chance
Wide awake, you face the day
Your dream is over...

Or has it just begun?

There's a place I like to hide
A doorway that I run through in the night

Relax child, you were there
But only didn't realize
And you were scared

It's a place where you will learn
To face your fears, retrace the years
And ride the whims of your mind

Commanding in another world
Suddenly, you'll hear and see
This magic new dimension

I
Will be watching over you
I am gonna help you see it through
I
Will protect you in the night
I am smiling next to you

In silent lucidity...

(Solo)

Spoken:
Visualize your dream (Yes)
Record it in the present tense (Don't be scared)
Put it into a permanent form
If you persist in your efforts
You can achieve a dream control
(Control)
(How're you doing today?) (Better?)

Dream come true
Dream come true
Dream come true

Help me...

If you open your mind for me
You won't rely on open eyes to see

The walls you built within
Come tumbling down
And a new world will begin

Living twice at once you learn
You're safe from pain in the dream domain
A soul set free to fly

A round trip journey in your head
Master of illusion, can you realize?
Your dream's alive, you can be the guide but...

I
Will be watching over you
I am gonna help you see it through
I
Will protect you in the night
I am smiling next to you...



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    Annie HoisingtonMay 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm
    been my fav song and singer since wk after came out and never heard all this, damn it's exactly what I imagined though. dream reactions coming from different places and faces BOOYAH your fantastic all of you ill be seeing you in Hartford in june cant wait.
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    bobmossSep 30, 2009 at 10:30 pm
    someone lost the life of someone they love but that person is telling them to be at peace with it i am in a better place now and i will now always be looking over you so be at peace with it
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    UnregisteredDec 20, 2011 at 7:47 pm
    The song promotes lucid dreaming as a means of counteracting the everyday stresses and losses of the real world over which we have no control.
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    UnregisteredDec 9, 2011 at 8:18 pm
    These lyrics are a metaphor for opening your mind to a realm of endless possibilities. It's about giving yourself perspective so you can clearly interpret where you are in life and where you want to be.
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    UnregisteredOct 2, 2011 at 3:25 pm
    This is about (in my opinion) lucid dreaming...(look it up if you don't know what that is) or at the very least directed dreaming, where in either kind YOU are in control...you can see your loved one there. I myself have HAD lucid dreams, and you can indeed float or fly in them at will.

    Through the lucid dream, the person you lost that you loved is never really gone...you can see them and talk to them and be with them whenever you want...which lessens the pain of waking life of loss. That is my interpretation.

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