I've been locking myself up in my house for some time now Reading and writing and reading and thinking And searching for reasons and missing the seasons The Autumn, the Spring, the Summer, the snow The record on stop and the record on go Latches latched, the windows down The dog coming in and the dog going out Up with caffeine and down with a shot Constantly worried about what I've got Distracted by work but I can't make a stop My confidence on and my confidence off I sink to the bottom I rise to the top And I think to myself that I do this a lot And the world outside just goes and goes and goes and goes and goes and goes... And witness it all through the blinds of my window THREE, FOUR I'm a little nervous about what you'll think When you see me in my swimming trunks And last night in New York I got raging drunk Remember one time I got raging drunk with you I can recall a time when we made the city Streets our playground, kissing in the fountains Filled with cigarettes and bottles Sped through Italian city streets of cobblestone Because we had to Because I loved you Because the damned alcohol Because what ever at all Now I've grown to aware of my mortality To let go and forget about dying Long enough to drop the hammer down And let the indolence go wild and flying through Because we had to

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