Back down, backing out your dreams like some bad sleep
“Backing out your dreams like some bad sleep” is referential of a real-world problem that many suffer with: Getting a lack of sleep. Most describe being able to feel themselves falling, getting right into R.E.M., beginning to dream, only to be awoken without clear cause.
Kendrick uses this to describe the way many people back out of their life’s dream, simply giving up on whatever ambition they hold.
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