The sky was on fire
When I walked to the mill
To take up the slack in the line
I thought of my friends
And the troubles they've had
To keep me from thinking of mine

Warren Zevon - Don't Let Us Get Sick lyrics meaning

Meaning

Although he doesn’t say exactly what’s happened to evoke these thoughts, the fact that he remarks about the spectacular sunset, and how he forces himself to think about one thing versus another, suggest he’s had quite an awakening.

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