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Jumped into the river

Posted by ESC on April 25, 2004

In Reply to: Jumped into the river to find my way home posted by Tarinus on April 25, 2004

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Looks like it's similar to a line from "Estranged," a Guns 'n' Roses song.


[W. Axl Rose]

...Well I jumped into the river
Too many times to make it home
I'm out here on my own, an drifting all alone
If it doesn't show give it time
To read between the lines

'Cause I see the storm getting closer
And the waves they get so high
Seems everything we've ever known's here
Why must it drift away and die

I'll never find anyone to replace you
Guess I'll have to make it thru, this time
Oh this time
Without you

I knew the storm was getting closer
And all my friends said I was high
But everything we've ever known's here
I never wanted it to die