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A modern-day warrior
Mean mean stride,
Today's Tom Sawyer
Mean mean pride.

Though his mind is not for rent,
Don't put him down as arrogant.
His reserve, a quiet defense,
Riding out the day's events.
The river

And what you say about his company
Is what you say about society.
Catch the mist, catch the myth
Catch the mystery, catch the drift.

The world is, the world is,
Love and life are deep,
Maybe as his eyes are wide.

Today's Tom Sawyer,
He gets high on you,
And the space he invades
He gets by on you.

No, his mind is not for rent
To any god or government.
Always hopeful, yet discontent,
He knows changes aren't permanent,
But change is.

And what you say about his company
Is what you say about society.
Catch the witness, catch the wit,
Catch the spirit, catch the spit.

The world is, the world is,
Love and life are deep,
Maybe as his skies are wide.

Exit the warrior,
Today's Tom Sawyer,
He gets high on you,
And the energy you trade,
He gets right on to the friction of the day.



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    UnregisteredMay 1, 2012 at 9:01 am
    Life is never stagnant.. It is always changing. Like the character tom sawyer.. These days he'd get off doing other things most likely, but his pride is still important... What ever he's doing, he's checking us out for references and using us to understand what love is. That's what i get out of it.
  • U
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    UnregisteredMar 24, 2012 at 11:10 pm
    Life has many twists and turns, trials & tribulations.

    But it ur a warrior u can withstand it all including the haters.

    Lyrics from ts:

    The world is, the world is
    love and life are deep
    maybe as his eyes are wide
    maybe as his skies are wide...
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    UnregisteredMay 1, 2012 at 1:43 pm
    The leader of this song sounds like a girl and i dislike this band alot it is terrible and this song makes no sense :d..

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