All that I loved
Forever gone below the earth
Centuries can't heal all my wounds or kill that hurt

These things make you become a man

Frozen in time my body aches with all I do
Fracturing bones, lashing at skin until I'm through

These things make you become a man

Let go of the love you lost
Suffering won't set you free
Knowledge comes from what you see and do
Just take the pain and grow and grow

Holes in my skull from which I bleed, I bleed for you
Fracturing bones, lashing at skin until I'm through


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    General CommentI see this as death of a loved one... and a lesson to not dwell in the grief of their death, but to learn from it and appreciate your own life
    thewaywetruston October 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe title of this song provides infinite wisdom as to what not only the actual song is about but what Crowbar is about in general. "Time Heals Nothing" if you will. And this is very true. Time will heal nothing, only the time you allocate to getting over the pain which causes you said suffering will be the cure.

    "I'm so sick of doin' time. No. more. pain. - No. more. time."
    Lifxon February 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song especially makes you remember all the friends that have died before their time due to pathes chosen by addiction - not logic or reason.

    It makes you remember the relatioships you've have spoiled due to your own addictions.

    All of the sorrow and pain you experience and overcome make you become a man.

    It raises a question however, is the "John Wayne" model for manhood what makes a true man? Or is being able to break down and express the torement and ache and move on from it -deal with it - not bottle it up and pressurize this grief what makes you become a man?

    Obviously Kirk has a way of venting this unto like-minded individuals who are able to submerge themselves in a sludge-like stasis.

    Being able to grow from these hurdles life sets before us makes us become men. not age. there are men who abuse drugs and alcohol who are like 18 year old high school students inside. Being able to grow up and take on responsibility for your actions and your feelings manifests maturity.

    Leave drugs and alcohol to those whom are slaves to the dying.

    Become a man.
    Lifxon March 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song especially makes you remember all the friends that have died before their time due to pathes chosen by addiction - not logic or reason.

    It makes you remember the relatioships you've have spoiled due to your own addictions.

    All of the sorrow and pain you experience and overcome make you become a man.

    It raises a question however, is the "John Wayne" model for manhood what makes a true man? Or is being able to break down and express the torement and ache and move on from it -deal with it - not bottle it up and pressurize this grief what makes you become a man?

    Obviously Kirk has a way of venting this unto like-minded individuals who are able to submerge themselves in a sludge-like stasis.

    Being able to grow from these hurdles life sets before us makes us become men. not age. there are men who abuse drugs and alcohol who are like 18 year old high school students inside. Being able to grow up and take on responsibility for your actions and your feelings manifests maturity.

    Leave drugs and alcohol to those whom are slaves to the dying.

    Become a man.
    Lifxon March 20, 2008   Link

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