And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying...– The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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slaves of time
there is not enough time in the world. there is so much to do. there is so much music to listen to. so many books to read. so many people to meet. so many things to learn. so many chances to take. and not enough time. i might of said this before but i learned about myself: i am always, always waiting. “i just want this day to be over. this week to be over, this year to be over. this life to...
i can’t stop eating i can’t stop crying i can’t stop i can’t start changing i can’t start living i can’t start
reflect / resolute
IN 2009 I: got closer with my family met new people went to 4 concerts listened to more music read more books watched more movies learned new things about myself and other things lost my best friend lost my faith in people and in life IN 2010 I: will find happiness and feel glad to be alive, if only for a day.
an attempt to tip the scales
Radio Interviewer: So talk about some of the symbolism.
Conor Oberst: The fever?
Radio Interviewer: Sure!
Conor Oberst: Well, the fever is basically, what ever ails you, or oppresses you... It could be anything, in my case it’s my neurosis, my… depression... but I don’t want it to be limited to that... it's certainly different for different people. It’s whatever keeps you up at night.
Radio Interviewer: I see.
Conor Oberst: And the, and the mirror's like, as you might have guessed, self-examination, or reflection, or whatever form. This could be vanity, or self loathing. I, I know I’m, I’m guilty of both.
Radio Interviewer: That’s interesting. How about the scale?
Conor Oberst: The scales are essentially our attempt to solve our problems quantitatively, through logic or rationalization. In my opinion it’s often fruitless, but... always, no, not always... And the clocks and calendars it’s uh... is just... time... our little measurements, it’s like, it’s always chasing after us.
slow it down, make it stop, or else my heart is...
♫ The Show - Lenka christmas = over. winter break = over. december = over. 2009 = over. everything is going way to fast for me. i don’t feel like i’m living, everything is just passing me by. but most of the time it doesn’t bother me. i hate where my life is right now & i just want to skip forward two years and get out of here. i am miserable in high school and i just want...