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Everyone you're going to turn into,
Is going to leave the world behind.
You're going to put that load right down on me,
But I guess that I...never mind.
I wanna believe that anybody,
Can bend instead of break.
But to judge by the things that you are now,
It would seem like a big mistake.

Are you still mad? Well who could blame you?
Jenny, it's a long way up into the air,
And sometimes you're not there.

Now you say you're going to take it on,
Then cast it off like a rolling stone.
Everything is almost in its place,
'Til you realize your mind is blown.
I wanna believe the everybody,
Sees you as really are.
I wish that you'd just take the very first step,
But I doubt that you'll get that far.

Are you still wrecked? I can't explain you.
Jenny, you're a long way gone into the air,
But sometimes you're not there.

In the end there's little harm that's done,
But you give yourself a scare,
Pressing buttons in the panic room,
'Til you realize there's no one there.
I wanna believe that it's all right,
Just living for the day.
But I wonder why you reel it in,
Just to throw it all away.

Are you so sad? Does it still pain you?
Jenny, it's a long way down into despair.
Sometime you're not there.

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from The Fellows are Opening for Jon and Ken, released July 22, 2014

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The Calculus Affair Seattle, Washington

The Calculus Affair is the solo project of Seattle musician Paul Mariz. Paul plays music out in the world as a member of The Rejections, a band made up of novelists and their trailing spouses (of which he is the latter).

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