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What A Beautiful Day To Stay The Same

HHhmmmmm... my week is all messed up. I have to go to jury duty on Wednesday, so I've been thinking ahead and planning ahead, but a four day workweek already has me running behind. I realize jury duty is my civic duty, but I dread it.

First, there's the concept of who jurors are. In theory, these are my peers. That's a horrifying thought. Each time I'd been called up for jury duty, I found myself surrounded by idiots. My personal favorite was the woman who, at 8 AM, felt the need to inform me that she was still drunk from the night before. "I knew I didn't have to work tomorrow" she said, "so I kinda overdid it last night." Ah, yes, I'm told these are my peers. Fanfuckingtastic.

This isn't a post about jury duty though. It's supposed to be about a playlist. And here is that playlist.

I'm so deep
that only in my sleep
do the secrets that I keep
float to the surface.

So I hold them down
'til they don't make a sound
like they accidentally drowned
except on purpose.

And when I wake up in the morning I tell myself
"Today I'll make a change"
but falling into my bed at night I think
"Man it was a beautiful day to stay the same."

- David Bazan

::::: | Monday, Aug 01 2011 at 3:22 PM
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Comments:


sjm said:

well, someone has to put the "pub" back into public service, na?

::::: | August 5, 2011 5:51 PM


Rob said:

OH! YES! Public service with a pub would be great! Maybe that would prevent potential jurors from showing up already loaded. What a great idea!

::::: | August 5, 2011 8:34 PM




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