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I believe... Nothing ever comes to light -
Chasing shadows in the night
In a starless sky and I wonder why

I believe... We will never find a way -
That darkness lights the day
We never question why, still I wonder why?

I close my eyes lost in a memory
Just like a candle in the wind
What could have been, with just one kiss goodbye
You spread your wings to fly
Far away, somehow, someday you will understand
I hope you'll understand... someday

Silent pictures speak like ghosts in the machine
Haunting my reflection in the frame
Chasing down the hopeful child inside of me
Where'd it all go wrong and who's to blame

We pass the time away
With empty lives, the laughter dies

Is this all we have to show?
Is this all they'll ever know? Can they find their way?
What went wrong? Where have all the heroes gone?
Trading futures for a song we gave away

Thinking only of myself, I forged ahead
No regrets, no apologies
Bitter tears reward the life that I have led
A world of lies brings me to my knees

I took the road with every twist and every turn
The words of wisdom is the lesson never learned
Lose your fear and free your soul or
The mysteries of life you'll truly never know
You'll never know

Is this all we have to show?
Is this all they'll ever know? Can they find their way?
What went wrong? Where have all the heroes gone?
Trading futures for a song we gave away
Just gave it away...

I close my eyes, lost in that memory
Like a candle in the wind
What could have been, with just one kiss goodbye
You spread your wings to fly far away
I hope you'll understand one day

We pass the time away
With empty lives the laughter dies
And the colors fade – fade away

Is this all we have to show?
Is this all they'll ever know? Can they find their way?
What went wrong? Where have all the heroes gone?
Trading futures for a song we gave away

What went wrong?
Where have all our heroes gone?
Trade our future for a song,
We gave it all away...



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    UnregisteredJul 3, 2012 at 8:04 am
    Is this all we have to show? Is this all they'll ever know? Can they find their way? What went wrong? Where have all the heroes gone? Trading futures for a song we gave away
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    UnregisteredJun 21, 2012 at 2:08 am
    About the human experience. Often times our lives are dictated by the gravity of reality, but we have always dreamed. Even since we were children we had "heros" to look up to and model ourselves after, but often times (not always) we loose sight of our dreams "like a candle in the wind". This is just my interpretation. I think it could envelope the human experience, and in some ways be an allegoric poem to how our human civilization is still killing one another...
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    UnregisteredMar 13, 2012 at 7:10 pm
    When all is lost is when something really big happened like the world have gone and it could be compared to someone, if that someone have gone, everything is lost xd

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