Comfortably Numb

Hello...
[echo]
Is there anybody in there?
Just nod if you can hear me.
Is there anyone home?

Come on.. now...
[echo]
I hear you're feeling down
Well I can ease your pain,
'n get you on your feet again.

Relax...
I need some information first.
Just the basic facts:
Can you show me where it hurts?

There is no pain, you are receding...

A distant ship's smoke on the horizon...

You are only coming through in waves...

Your lips move,

but I can't hear what you're sayin'...


When I was a child I had a fever.
My hands felt just like two balloons.
Now I got that feeling once again.
I can't explain, you would not understand.
This is not how I am.

I have become comfortably numb.


Ok.
Just a little pinprick.
There'll be no more --Aaaaaahhhhh! [scream]
But you may feel a little sick.

Can you stand up?
I do believe it's working. Good.
That'll keep you going for the show.
Come on.. it's time to go..

There is no pain, you are receding.

A distant ship's smoke on the horizon.

You are only coming through in waves.

Your lips move,

but I can't hear what you're sayin'.


When I was a child I caught a fleeting glimpse,
Out of the corner of my eye.
I turned to look but it was gone.
I cannot put my finger on it now.
The child is grown, the dream is gone.

and I.. have become.. comfortably numb.



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