So Fast, So Numb (R.E.M.)

You're moving through rough waters Motor boy And swimming in your sleep How could I be so blind, mis-sighted Not to see there's something wounded deep Anyone could scratch your surface now It's all amphetamine You're blasting yourself into the present To blur some past indignity, say that You say that You hate it You want to re-create it I've been around, I've been your lover I let it go at Kill Devil Hills You're coming onto something so fast, so numb That you can't even feel You're drinking raw adrenal baby And do-si-do, saddo You're eating cartilage, shark-eyes, shark-heart All present tense Boy, your blood is running cold Listen! This is now, this is here This is me, this is what I wanted You to see That was then, that was that That is gone, that is past You cast yourself, cast Passed by, thrown down fast, you say You say that You hate it You want to re-create it I've played this round, I've played your lover I've played it out and to the hilt You're coming onto something so fast, so numb That you can't even feel You love it You hate it You want to re-create it Now! This is here, this is me This is what I wanted you to see That was then, that was that That is gone, that is what I wanted you to feel You love it You hate it I'm spitting out the bitter pill I've been around, I've been your lover I let it go at Kill Devil Hills You're coming onto something so fast, so numb That you can't even feel I've played this round, I've played your lover I've played it out and to the hilt You're coming onto something so fast, so numb That you can't even feel You've played around, you played me lover I let it go at Kill Devil Hills You're moving so hard, so fast, so numb That you can't even feel