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All dressed up
In a white streetjacket
Shut your mouth
No, you can't have it

Paper airplanes
Open window
Here today
And gone tomorrow

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I like to stare at the sun
And think about what I've done
I lie awake in my great escape

I like crossing the line
And slowly losing my mind
Are you ok
'Cuz I feel fine
Maybe it's me
I'm just crazy
Maybe I like that I'm not alright

All messed up
And slightly twisted
Am I sick or am I gifted

Paper airplanes
Open window
Here today
And gone tomorrow

{chorus}
I like to stare at the sun
And think about what I've done
I lie awake in my great escape

I like crossing the line
And slowly losing my mind
Are you ok
'Cuz I feel fine
Maybe it's me
I'm just crazy
Maybe I like that I'm not alright

Woh
I don't care if you apologize
I can't lie
Woh
I can't lie

I like to stare at the sun
And think about what I've done
I lie awake in my great escape

I like crossing the line
And slowly losing my mind
Are you ok
'Cuz I feel fine
Maybe it's me
I'm just crazy
Maybe I like that I'm not alright
Maybe I like that I'm not alright



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    UnregisteredAug 7, 2012 at 7:49 am
    My opinion is that this guy lives in different way than society people. Probably like a born to be wild but a easier-off and he likes it as i does what he wants and he's happy, crossing the lines it's a proper meaning. He goes beyond what society impones. Not necessarily breaking the low. Just doing what he wants to do without feeling the pression of living in the "normal"way and trying something different, taking risks and not caring for consequences but just living the moment. I really fits in this song. Shinedown are gettin better and better
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    UnregisteredJul 11, 2012 at 8:42 pm
    I think like other people have said, that this is just saying that it's okay to be a bit off. It's you, so who cares? Everyone's a little bit insane, so you should just accept it and not worry so much about what little quirks or tics you have; they make you who you are. Those sort of things make you human, and it's okay.
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    UnregisteredApr 17, 2012 at 2:44 pm
    What i get out of it is: it's ok to be a little strange. It makes life more intresting. And why do we always want to fix those who dont fit into the norm. Maybe they are ok with themselves. Who are we to say they should change? I'm a little odd and i don't care. I embrace it. This song should be my theme song.

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