Paradise (Lost & Found)

Just Jack

Hangin about in the sun
With prozac Annie and the schizo alcoholics
The sharp edged shadows
And these mad electronics
The barbeque's burning
With the moon-ray sensations
I'm lying on my back
And watching cloud formations
Trying to see the beauty
Minus the black inside
She told me people came here
To get drunk before they died
Too many problems
And not enough solutions
Ms. Monroe is in the bathroom
Taking care of her ablutions
Hiding myself behind illusions
Stand back and watch the evolution
Of the secondhand lives your using
So many fucked up souls
In this locality
I need the choice of some
Relative banality
The raw twistings of your mind spewing forth
As you stare at me
Is fucking scaring me


Paradise lost and paradise found
I'm just trying to keep my feet on the ground
Paradise lost and paradise found
And I'm just trying to get lost in my sound
Paradise lost and paradise found
I'm just trying to keep my feet on the ground
I'm just trying to keep my feet on the ground

Storms rage across
Metallic skies
Reflecting in the multi faceted eyes
Of lazy buzzing flies
The heavens collide
In primeval cacophonies
I contemplate my demise
And hope the gods are appeased
A long distance love affair that's alive
But barely breathing
A thousand times I thought about leaving
Giving all this up
And put myself at your mercy
But still scared to death
About the fact you might hurt me
Instead I came here
And became an agony uncle
And now I'm saddled with this
Freaky carbuncle
Who's stalking me forcefully
And I'm begging her
Please let me go about my business peacefully
Let my days flow seamlessly
Cos since you've been around
Everything's got so messy
You stress me
God bless me and test me


Well it's the original tales of the unexpected
You thought I couldn't do it
Now stand corrected
Cos I'm connected
To every nerve ending
Cerebral cortex messages
I'm sending
There's two sides to every story
Black and white
The day and night
Wrong and right
And the paradise lost and found
All inside this sound