Even With My Eyes Closed – Song and Lyrics by 10,000 Maniacs

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Discover the poetic beauty in ‘Even With My Eyes Closed’ by 10,000 Maniacs. This lyric breakdown takes you on a journey through the artist’s thoughts, emotions, and the story they aim to tell. From clever metaphors to evocative imagery, we delve into the nuances that make this song a lyrical masterpiece. Whether you’re a fan of 10,000 Maniacs or a lover of well-crafted words, our detailed analysis will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of this song.

Even with my eyes closed
Funny how I know it’s harder, it’s harder now
Young girl in my
young girl days, thinking I could live for always

But like an ocean tide
I’m drawn back inside and I know

Seasons pass like sand inside a glass
and nothing, nothing returns
Standing with the friends I’ve made,
I’ll race them to the grave
Well who won, won the extra days?

When you take away the years toll
on the waters wide, shallow high and low
In the autumn sky,
happy to know I’m going home

Even with my eyes closed,
funny how I know it s finally,
has it finally begun?