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As Tall As Lions – The Carousel lyrics

I've been so in love
I stutter as my life unfolds
Don't ask you won't be told.

You broke the promise
I'm lying on the floor tonite
To dream of all those empty memories of singing on that carousel we'd ride together.

Hey Mother, Hey hey Mother, why do you cry? Tell me what the birds have said about my father.

Hey Father, Hey hey Father, what do you know? "Lovers on the carousel won't ride forever."

I walk to the ocean. I'm looking through kaliedoscopes to see the colors.
Don't say, You "saw writing on the walls," if you believe that simple words will make a difference.

Sick sick my heart. I want to die, so that I can stop this crying.

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    This song is about someone who is broken hearted by their love who didn't feel the same way. He thought their "love" would last forever, but in reality his happy stay on the carousel was short lived. He walks to the ocean, but his view of the world is convoluted now and will never be the same. His lover tells him that she saw it coming, but her words make no difference. Now his view and his heart are sick, and he wants to die.
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