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Drones

Deep inside these burning buildings voices die to be heard
Years we spent teaching a lesson we ourselves had never learned
And if strength is borne from heartbreak, then mountains I could move
If walls could speak I pray that they would tell me what to do

If you see me please just walk on by, walk on by
Forget my name and I'll forget it too
(Simple lives)Failed attempts at living simple lives, simple lives
Are what keep me coming back to you.

No signs of life here save the embers, the occasional flame
We know the way but can't remember, conception to the grave
Shout confessions from the greatest heights where no one can hear
All my fears my insecurities are falling like tears

If you see me please just walk on by, walk on by
Forget my name and I'll forget it too
(Simple lives)Failed attempts at living simple lives, simple lives
Are what keep me coming back to you.

The drones all slave away,
They're working overtime,
They serve a faceless queen,
They never questioned why,
Disciples of a god,
That neither lives nor breathes,
But we have bills to pay,
Yeah we have mouths to feed.

If you see me please just walk on by, walk on by
Forget my name and I'll forget it too
(Simple lives)Failed attempts at living simple lives, simple lives
Are what keep me coming back to you
Are coming back to you!



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  • rawr
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    rawrJul 7, 2008 at 8:27 pm
    It's the struggle of life, pretty much.
    Many of us all believe different things, such as God, etc.
    But no matter what we believe, we still have to keep up with our lives.
    We have to pay bills, and we have to be able to eat to live.
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    SuperDrummerMar 10, 2009 at 2:21 am
    i think its about wanting more. we are never happy with what we have and we never truly appreciate what we have. we are always wanting things that are new or better than the last model.
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    FKLopezJul 5, 2008 at 5:54 am
    Its in our human nature, as in the existance of greater power and living for so long with it that people would fall apart in its absents. And does who try to live without it all way come back

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