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"Dragon Maze'



"Dragon Maze"

The only music of mine
you ever liked
kinda took me by surprise

I thought you were joking
I only had it on my IPOD
Because it reminded me of something
"Rolling Stone" thought was cool
When it was cool

When we were cool
When we went to the ocean and our hearts were the water,
When we sat there hand in hand watching the X-Men animated series,
When I was Magneto, and you were Rogue, when we had black and tender hearts
When we gave everything, when we gave everything.

I read that article back a few years ago and I never forgot
About how shy emo teenagers held hands in the lost suburbs
As they got unicorn tattoos and went to the laser show
Wearing brand new pop culture t-shirts,
I was so lost in the red dragon maze with bad graphics,
I didn’t have a hand to hold, and I missed the laser show

But I was a shy emo teenager from the lost suburbs too
Wearing brand new pop culture t-shirts
And I love how songs by bands that no-one else remembers
Are the songs that trace across your heart, and play across your face
As you drive alone, as you drive at night, from him to her to him
And home and back again,

And you always make out like
The guys never end, and the hurt never ends but the blood will
And the pleasure is everything,
It’s everything
Sometimes they give you a movie ticket or buy you something sweet
It’s everything
And I just wonder how it feels
To have the whole world want you at 18
And I just feel so bad for you
To be so jaded at 18
But baby, they fucked me at 18, they never stopped fucking me,
And I always made out like
The guys never end, and the hurt never ends but the blood will
And the pleasure is everything
It’s everything
Sometimes they give you a movie ticket or buy you something sweet
It’s everything

And I know how nobody cares and nobody understands,
And I know how the stars own you
They took me a long time ago,
And I know how you feel about River Phoenix,
I know all about wandering thru the avenue at 4AM with your IPOD on,
With the neon on your face as Bright Eyes plays
And you can feel the way
Guys just want to fuck and pay,
And it’s so far from the way you just want to be safe
But I know you’re chasing real feelings, I know you’re chasing real feelings

And I feel like if you could see in my heart,
Past the glitter and the mirrorballs
Past all the diplomatic feedback
You could see the scar inside was almost gone,
I’m brand new, I haven’t been hurt in love this year
I haven’t gone to the seashore in a long time and I have freed her from my universe,
I have freed her from the cage
I have emptied my soul of everything
It took such a long time you know,
Love hurts much more than fucking,
Love hurts so much more than fucking,
Love hurts so much more than anything.

But I don’t feel any pain anymore, I’m almost today,
I’m almost there, I’m brand new
I go to Chinatown by myself as the sun sinks beneath the harbor
I hear a pretty girl sing a pretty Japanese pop song, and I smile thinking just about you,
I’d like to take you to a club,
I’d like to send you pretty flowers,
I’d like to kiss you softly,
I know you were a shy emo teenager, I know you come from a lost suburb too,
I’d like to hold your hand, and help your heart find something real and something true

If you could pass beneath my dark sunglasses,
If you could glide through the Japanese garden,
If you could see me as I cross the street,
If I wasn’t so invisible,
If I wasn’t just the ghost of a movie star,
If you could pierce inside my green eyes
If you could know everything,
Then you could know everything.
And "Hey Jude" would say it all again,
And I could die with John Lennon,
And maybe I would be 14 forever in everyone’s mind,
And maybe I wouldn’t be so alone.

(David Finn, 2007)
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