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“I’ve Been”

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A song from the musical Next to Normal taking place after (SPOILER ALERT!!!!) Dan’s wife tries to commit suicide. It is very poignant and gives the audience a peek into Dan’s psyche which is interesting. However, it also pertains to anyone who has ever been in a relationship whether it be friendship or otherwise. It speaks to the inner parts of us as humans because we “could never be alone.”

Dan:
Standing in this room,
Well I wonder what comes now.
I know I have to help her,
But hell if I know how.
And all the times that I’ve been told
The way her illness goes.
The truth of it is no one really knows.
And every day this act we act gets more and more absurd.
And all my fears just sit inside me, screaming to be heard.
I know they won’t, though, not a single word.
I was here at her side
When she called, when she cried.
How could she leave me on my own?
Will it work, this cure?
There’s no way to be sure.
But I’m weary to the bone
And whenever she goes flying
I keep my feet right on the ground.
Oh now I need a lift
And there’s no one around.

Hey!

Gabe:
Hey!

Dan and Gabe:
Ohhh

(Together)
Dan:
Ahhh oooh
No

Gabe:
Ahh oooh
No

Dan:
And I’ve never had to face the world without her at my side.
Now I’m strolling right beside her as the black hole opens wide.
Mine is just a slower suicide.
I’ve been her for the show,
Every high, every low.
But it’s the worst we’ve ever known.
She’s been hurt, and how?
But I can’t give up now.
‘Cause I’ve never been alone.
I could never be alone.

It expresses the fears of someone who is about to embark on a new part of life whether it be forced or no, and the fears that they feel as a result. It speaks to the inner parts of all people…Also, it is just a beautiful song sung by the incredible J. Robert Spencer. Enjoy the song…and the meaning behind it.

Written by uncannynerdyguy

May 1, 2010 at 11:50 pm

Upon My Leaving

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In my time of leaving

Do not fret for my passing.

Tis to another realm of space

That my ship longs to sail.

The carapace of night will

Be broken by the rays of saffron.

My heroic journey will

Have just  begun.

I will travel to a land of

Plenty and peace.

No more shall this spirit

Feel alone, not alive.

Written by uncannynerdyguy

April 30, 2010 at 2:51 am

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Incognito

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“Incognito”

Wandering without

a name.

Lost and alone

in tattered

Clothes.

No one knows

who I am,

what I’ve seen,

why I am?

A drifter in

A strange land…

Empty spaces

On the land,

In the sky,

Inside.

Written by uncannynerdyguy

February 25, 2010 at 12:56 pm

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