So this is the new year

A song for all my friends: Happy New Year!

So this is the new year
And I don’t feel any different
The clanking of crystal
Explosions off in the distanceSo this is the new year
And I have no resolutions
For self-assigned penance
For problems with easy solutions

So everybody put your best suit or dress on
Let’s make believe that we are wealthy for just this once
Lighting firecrackers off on the front lawn
As thirty dialogues bleed into one

I wish the world was flat like the old days
Then I could travel just by folding a map
No more airplanes or speed trains or freeways
There’d be no distance that could hold us back

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