I've been feeling nostalgic, and you know it's tragic,
I've been fixing my loose ends, by cutting them off.
I buried my old friends in boxes below my bed,
as good as dead.
Back in the beginning when we were still with it
and life felt like living, not just spinning tops.
Our prospects were still good, well balanced as equals,
until carelessness tipped the scales.
Consequence has a way, at tearing at the
Seems like I needed a change,
Didn't want one, but I took it and gave it all had,
Now I'm a dad, and I'm doing what I can.
My love is a paycheck, all my loved ones have checked out,
I can't find those boxes, to bring them back.
But I remember when, I still had these choices,
now there's just three mouths, and a reason to show up.
You've got someone on the side,
Big, bold, Navy eyes,
and I've gotta foot the bill, cause I couldn't get my fill.
but trust me, I'm full.
I bought you that wedding ring
to fulfill the American dream.
Find our place with the middle class,
What was I supposed to do when you left?
Act casually, as a casualty in the suburban war?
Communication is the key to success.
One step forward on the road to regret.
I gave it all and I want it back,
I lost it all and I want you back.