• Growin' Up

  • I stood stone-like at midnight
    suspended in my masquerade
    I combed my hair till it was just right &
    the night brigade
    I was open to pain & crossed by the rain & I walked
    on a crooked crutch
    I strolled all alone through a fallout zone and come
    out with my sould untouched
    I hid in the clouded wrath of the crowd but when they said
    ‘’Sit down,’’ I stood up. Ooh....growin’ up
    The flag of piracy flew from my mast,my sails were set wing to wing
    I had a jukebox graduate for first mate,she couldn’t sail
    but she sure could sing,
    I pushed B-52 & bombed’em with the blues with my gear set
    stubborn on standing
    I broke all the rules,strafed my old high school,never once
    gave thought to landing,
    I hid in the cluoded warmth of the crowd but when they said,
    ‘’Come down,’’ I thI took month-long vacations in the stratosphere and you know
    it’s really hard to hold your breath.
    I swear I lost everything I ever loved or feared, I was the cosmic
    kid in full costume dress
    Well, my feet they finally took root in the earth but I got me a nice
    little in the stars
    And I swear I found the key to the universe in the engine
    of an old parked car
    I hid in the mother breast of the crowd but when they said,
    ‘’Pull down,’’ I pulled up. Ooh...growin’ up(2X)rew up, Ooh....growin’ up
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