Time starts to pass, before you know you’re frozen
She graciously took his hand and whirled onto the dance floor. The song filled the room and a film of uncertainty glossed her brown eyes. The man before her was handsome, likeable, and exceptionally sweet – but she searched the room desperately for the mop of brown hair and pale blue eyes.
But something happened for the very first time with you
My heart melted to the ground, found something true
And everyone’s looking ‘round, thinking I’m going crazy
There he was. It wasn’t magic, it wasn’t supernatural – it was simply love. This time around, she knew. The feeling was all-too-familiar and the image of him was enough to take her breath away. Her throat and lips went dry and she tried to catch hold of the air around her. She stood, idiotically, waiting; waiting for him to notice her, for his gaze to fall on her, for his eyes to stare right through her. The crowd on the ballroom cleared couple by couple. Designer tuxedos and luxurious dresses returned to their dinner tables until she and him were the only ones left. Suddenly, she felt the scrutiny of society on her – their judgments and various comments piercing through her like a sword.
But I don’t care what they say; I’m in love with you
They try to pull me away, but they don’t know the truth
My heart’s crippled by the vein that I keep on closing
By now, her eyes were wet and tears threatened to spill over and trail down her cheeks. He excused himself from his partner and approached the younger girl, stopping until they were within arm’s reach of one another. The pressure she felt, he began to feel it too. The bow tie on his neck felt a little too tight, the temperature a little too hot, the air a little too dry. She parted her cherry pink lips, as if to say something, but the words were caught on her tongue and nothing rolled off.
Socialism:You have 2 cows and you give one to your neighbour.
Communism:You have 2 cows; the Government takes both and gives you some milk.
Fascism:You have 2 cows; the Government takes both and sells you some milk.
Nazism:You have 2 cows; the Government takes both and shoots you.
Bureaucratism:You have 2 cows; the Government takes both, shoots one, milks the other and throws the milk away..
Traditional Capitalism:You have 2 cows. You sell one and buy a bull. You herd multiplies, and the economy grows. You sell them and retire on the income.
An American Corporation:You have 2 cows. You sell one, and force the other to produce the milk of four cows. Later, you hire a consultant to analyse why the cow dropped dead.
A French Corporation:You have 2 cows. You go on strike because you want three cows.
Japanese Corporation:You have 2 cows. You redesign them so they are one-tenth the size of an ordinary cow and produce twenty times the milk. You then create a clever cow cartoon image called Cowkimon and market them Worldwide.
An Italian Corporation:You have 2 cows, but you don't know where they are. You break for lunch.
A Swiss Corporation:You have 5000 cows. None of which belong to you. You charge others for storing them.
Chinese Corporation:You have 2 cows. You have 300 people milking them. You claim full employment, high bovine productivity, and arrest the newsman who reported the numbers.
An Iraqi Corporation:Everyone thinks you have lots of cows. You tell them that you have none. No one believes you and they bomb your arse. You still have no cows, but at least now you are part of a Democracy.......
Counter Culture:'Wow, dig it, like there's these 2 cows, man, grazing in the hemp field. You gotta have some of this milk!'
Surrealism:You have two giraffes. The government requires you to take harmonica lessons.
Fatalist:You have 2 doomed cows...
A West-Country Corporation:You have 2 cows. That one on the left is kinda cute.
A Brazilian Corporation:You have 2 cows. You pay taxes for 6 cows. You have to sell one cow in order to pay the taxes. Your remaining cow gets sick and dies while waiting for availability in the public vet hospital.