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--------------VERSE 1---------------------
I wonder if I've still got all my senses
I wonder if I'm really in command
I wonder can I keep up these pretenses
I'm pretty sure this isn't what I planned

-------------VERSE 2---------------------
I wonder if I should be mending fences
I wonder if there's any one to care
I wonder who is paying these expenses
I wonder if they've got some change to spare

Institution life
The nurse will bring me lunch in half an hour
Institution life
The nurse is well aware who's got the power 
Institution wife

-------------VERSE 3----------------------
I think I've lost the last of my excuses
I think I've reached the limit of my luck
I think I've learned that kindness has its uses
I think it's too late now I think I'm stuck