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Ode To Neil

Post by Gman9 » Fri Oct 29, 2004 8:55 pm

Having been a huge fan of Neil's lyrics for a long time, a few years ago I decided to use Neil's own words to create my own ode to Neil. It took wuite a bit of time to pick out lyrics of similiar themes and then make them fit together. I hope you like it and it's not too cheesy!




Ode To Neil

I lie awake
with secrets spinning around my head,
something that somehow escaped me.
Overwhelmed by everything,
but wanting more so much,
the world weighs on my shoulders,
but what am I to do?

Too many hands on my time,
too many feelings,
too many things on my mind.
Bright images flashing by,
like windshields toward a fly,
too many rapids keep me sweeping along.
I let my past go too fast,
no time to pause,
no time to slow it all down,
it slips through your hands like water.

You can?t face life on a razors edge,
nothing?s what you thought it would be,
illusions are painfully shattered.
If only I could wave my magic wand,
I?d make everything all right.

Some are born to rule the world
to live their fantasies,
but most of us just dream about the things
we?d like to be.
Sometimes are big splashes
are just ripples in the pool,
and we break the surface tension
with our wild kinetic dreams.
The point of the journey is not to arrive,
anything can happen,
and you can do a lot in a lifetime,
if you don?t burn out too fast.

Dreams are sometimes catching
and lady luck is golden,
she favors the bold,
so get out there and rock,
and roll the bones!
From the point of ignition
To the final drive
The point of the journey is not to arrive
(anything can happen)

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Ooops!!!!

Post by Gman9 » Fri Oct 29, 2004 8:56 pm

My signature at the end, after the line, which are some of my favorite lyrics by Neil are not part of the poem!
From the point of ignition
To the final drive
The point of the journey is not to arrive
(anything can happen)

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Post by awip2062 » Fri Oct 29, 2004 9:32 pm

Rush on!
Onward and Upward!

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Post by Kares4Rush » Fri Oct 29, 2004 10:32 pm

"Anything can happen." (follow by beautiful bass line)

That was beautiful, G. Welcome too! :)
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Post by happysmilies007 » Sat Oct 30, 2004 1:18 am

i love it! i especially love the beginning!!

great work!!

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Post by Sir Myghin » Sat Oct 30, 2004 3:35 pm

Kares4Rush wrote:"Anything can happen." (follow by beautiful bass line)

That was beautiful, G. Welcome too! :)
indeed, i love playing that song


and thats pretty cool gman

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Post by Gman9 » Mon Nov 22, 2004 6:11 pm

Thanks for your compliments!
From the point of ignition
To the final drive
The point of the journey is not to arrive
(anything can happen)

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