Another Damaged Brain

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Part 2 to Pink Floyd's Brain Damage from Dark Side of the Moon...

Another Damaged Brain


Hallucinating in my class,
Hallucinating in my class,
Dreaming of strange places I have never been,
I need to stay focused on my tasks.

Hallucinating in the room,
Hallucinating in my room,
A fly gets caught in a spider's web,
While whistling a familiar Broadway tune.

And if the tide continues, to rise above the pier,
And castles in the sand disappear.
And if your wading beyond the point of consciousness and fear.
I'll meet you where the waterline breaks the air.

Hallucinations seem so real,
Hallucinations seem surreal,
You act as if I feel no pain,
Nail windows shut to lock out rain.
You fill my bath,
To wash away the stains,
While all my toy boats float slowly out to sea.

And if the high-dive you climb looks down in empty air,
and the water's reflection seems too clear.
If you swim to reach the surface to find that its not there,
I'll meet where the waterline breaks the air.

My mind feels broken beyond repair.
I look in mirrors, see no one's there,
That no one's always difficult to find.

I ask others who never care,
All they do is watch and stare.
Look for reasons only to find I'm blind.

Life is bitter, never fair,
Reach for hands, grab only air,
And now I think I'm doing fine!

Hahahaha....


Copyright © August 2009
Kevin Mooney

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SuSpence commented on Another Damaged Brain

05-02-2010

I love what you have done here kmooney, I have read this several times just straight through as a poem, and several times with the music to Brain Damage, and it fits so perfectly. You have really begun to open some of the floodgates in my mind. I have on occassion used this trick before to cure writers block, but never have I thought to work on an entire album in such a way. There is really an art to what you have done here, almost as if you have written your own album. Obviously the words here and themes are brilliant, but for a good writer as you are this is expected, It is with this project you have undertaken I am beginning to see the true artist in you. And it is inspiring the artist in me. Awesome! -Spence

knight4696 commented on Another Damaged Brain

11-09-2009

I felt like I was tripping again ... Is this what they mean by a flashback? :) Sounds like it should be on The Wall ... Great Job Kev! Ken

CasimirJash commented on Another Damaged Brain

09-06-2009

great poem love the rhyme, well written, very metaphoric

photochick commented on Another Damaged Brain

09-02-2009

wonderful job kmooney once again you paint a breath taking canvas with your thought provoking words i really enjoyed this one its going to the favs keep up the great writing your talent shines on and on in all that you write

GentleT commented on Another Damaged Brain

08-31-2009

The cryptic fantasy and reality entwine though your work. Don't think all the questions have been ask much less all the answers found.

In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) Czech writer.

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