song lyrics

I suppose I like songs partly because they are so mystical. Not in the magical, mystical sense but more in the questions and secret stories they hold sense.  It’s like drawing a picture that echos a story but knowing nothing about the person in the picture.

So I’m walking to school today and for some reason these lyrics pop into my mind. Now, keep in mind that I was all happy and victorious because a new character finally talked to me last night and I got to learn a little bit about her life. However, as I’m walking to school and I start saying these lyrics. I’ve hardly heard this song before, actually, so it was strange that they even went through my head.

Now that I looked at them, though, they really fit my new character, so I’m wanting to figure out what it means, if anything. Anyway, here’s the song. You probably know it.

“Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” Green Day

I walk a lonely road
The only one that I have ever known
Don’t know where it goes
But it’s home to me and I walk alone

I walk this empty street
On the Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Where the city sleeps
and I’m the only one and I walk alone

I walk alone
I walk alone

I walk alone
I walk a…

My shadow’s the only one that walks beside me
My shallow heart’s the only thing that’s beating
Sometimes I wish someone out there will find me
‘Til then I walk alone

Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Aaah-ah,
Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Ah-ah

I’m walking down the line
That divides me somewhere in my mind
On the border line
Of the edge and where I walk alone

Read between the lines
What’s fucked up and everything’s alright
Check my vital signs
To know I’m still alive and I walk alone

I walk alone
I walk alone

I walk alone
I walk a…

My shadow’s the only one that walks beside me
My shallow heart’s the only thing that’s beating
Sometimes I wish someone out there will find me
‘Til then I walk alone

Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Ah-ah, Aaah-ah
Ah-ah, Ah-ah

I walk alone
I walk a…

I walk this empty street
On the Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Where the city sleeps
And I’m the only one and I walk a…

My shadow’s the only one that walks beside me
My shallow heart’s the only thing that’s beating
Sometimes I wish someone out there will find me
‘Til then I walk alone…

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About Abigail

I'm an elementary education major at a college in the Midwest. I might graduate as early as December '13 but more likely May '14. I write when I can. I also knit on occasion, draw, do homework and contradict teachers to make people think. :)

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