Our Ruin

A Bruce Springsteen inspired effort, it's all about refusing to grow up, being in denial of things to come, and wishing things were as free and easy as they were years ago

I'm supposed to be older and wiser

Looking to mould my destiny, another 2.5

But I'm living young, I wanna be free to roam nowhere

Guarding another day against thoughts of suicide

 

Where is the prosperity

In the films we find devotion and empathy

But this is a world devoid of emotion

Red capped news screaming out in apathy

 

Run, let's run, staying young

It's our last chance to have some fun

Run, let's run, staying young

It's our ruin under this cold sun

 

I'm due to be starting my slavish journey to retirement

I should be in christmas cards with my new family

But this crooked world I have come to resent

So I'm living alone, I'm only living for me

 

Where is the joy in life

All we can do now is drink, burn or cry

It's a place to drown, this suicide town

We'll either crash and burn or finally fly

 

Run, let's run, staying young

It's our last chance to have some fun

Run, let's run, staying young

It's our ruin under this cold sun

 

Beyond the boulevards where we exist

Drunken moments under highways where the kids kiss

If only we could I'd fire up the car and drive

I'd give my future the middle finger as I try to hide

We can't get out now

Even the young feel older and more wary now

 

Run, let's run, staying young

It's our last chance to have some fun

Run, let's run, staying young

It's our ruin under this cold sun

 

The End

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