JUST GROW UP [song] - DOG DAYS ARE OVER

Spoken Intro:
“All of a sudden, it’s like you’ve become aware of your own existence, how unwhole you are.
And you’re constantly being reborn...
Again...
And again...
And again...
And again.
It doesn’t stop.”

Verse 1:
“My God, what’s this, I wanna be like that”
Break my dreams ‘til I wake up rich and pleasing to look at
“Gosh, that boy, that girl, they don’t look half bad”
Fuck, kiss, love ‘em so I don’t feel sad

Pre-Chorus:
I think I’m done now, not surprised if my blood has died~
“I know you’re tired now, but you gotta keep your thoughts alive~”

Chorus:
(You,/ Me,/ Them,/ You,/) Got it in your mind like the whole world’s new
(I,/ See,/ You,/ Like you,/) Got it all on track and no one else bites back
(Oh,/ So,/ I should try this now) Blow up the path, now I dare you to do the math~
(Try*/ Talking*/ “What’s*/ Up?*”) On what’s gonna happen if I just grow up?

Post-Chorus:
Just grow up
Just grow up
I just grow up
(On) What’s gonna happen when/if I (just) grow up?

Verse 2:
Starting your homework at 3 AM... (Ba-a-a-ad habi-its)
Staying up all night like I’ve made the stars my suns (“CONTROL”)
Repeat the last song ‘til you stop slipping up, wro-o-ong
“Stop with your mind games, thinking you’re alone with your fun?” (Drugs, sex, guns, nostalgic)

Pre-Chorus:
I think I’m done now, not surprised if my blood has died~
“I know you’re tired now, but you gotta keep your thoughts alive~”

Chorus:
(You,/ Me,/ Them,/ You,/) Got it in your mind like the whole world’s new
(I,/ See,/ You,/ Like you,/) Got it all on track and no one else bites back
(Oh,/ So,/ I should try this now) Blow up the path, now I dare you to do the math~
(Try*/ Talking*/ “What’s*/ Up?*”) On what’s gonna happen if I just grow up?

Post-Chorus:
Just grow up
Just grow up
I just grow up
(On) What’s gonna happen if I just grow...

Bridge 1:
Here again, there, hope I don’t fuck it up again
God loved His children, so He spoke so I could feel alone,
FRIENDS now I have to see, where in my heart, is my home?
Here again, there, hope I don’t fuck it up again
God loved His children, so He spoke so I could feel alone,
FRIENDS now I have to see, where in my heart, is my home?

Here again, there, now I see why we’ll cry tonight
“I love you” is a distant view, must wait ‘til it sparks just right
I can see now it’s possible to laugh then fight, in the same day

Bridge 2:
I feel like
Like...
I could explode at any possible second.
Of joy, sadness, paranoia, completeness, confusion, happiness, love, hate, compassion, clarity, sorrow, despair, tragedy, overthinking...
Sometimes the more I look and the harder I try, the less I see...
But I guess it’ll only help if I keep going forward. Why go back? I am who I am because of now and the past. I’ll take root in that past, and grow towards something bigger. Just take the reigns on swimming with the river.

Yeah, you, me them, you
I see you like you, like you, like you, like you,
Oh, so I should try this now?
Try, talking, what’s up?
What’s gonna happen if I just grow...

Chorus:
(You,/ Me,/ Them,/ You,/) Got it in your mind like the whole world’s new
(I,/ See,/ You,/ Like you,/) Got it all on track and no one else bites back
(Oh,/ So,/ I should try this now) Blow up the path, now I dare you to do the math~
(Try*/ Talking*/ “What’s*/ Up?*”) On what’s gonna happen if I just grow up?

Post-Chorus:
Just grow up
Just grow up
I just grow up
(On) What’s gonna happen if I JUST GROW UP?

This poem is about: 
Me

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