Days N’ Daze – To Risk To Live


She said, “I’ve got two kids and a grave plot
Right next to my day job
And my husbands grave is parallel to mine
And when we die we’ll go to heaven
Cause we spent our whole lives beggin’
For mercy from some old man in the sky”
I said, “Well doesn’t that seem silly
When there’s so much left to see and do?
Don’t get me wrong
Just be yourself
But darlin’, bet if I were you
I’d go on, cut my losses
Burn the bills, say ‘fuck the bosses!’
And live a life adventurous and new”
Well I met a college student
At the library last week
Eating adderall and crammin’ for a test
He said, “I’m sorry but I can’t talk right now
If I don’t get a 4.0 I’ll never get a good job like my dad!”
I said, “Don’t work for your entire life
Just to save up for a coffin
Don’t put too much stake into your grades and rank
Just realize and remember:
There’s other places to travel to
Than your job, the supermarket and the bank”
Don’t waste your best years
Just livin’ for somebody else
Don’t waste your best years
Just hidden behind a desk
Don’t waste your best years
They’re the only ones you’ll ever get
So why not play life closer to the chest?

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