While we used long fingernails to carve epitaphs into the floor, you were scratching freedom from concrete. Living in a world of gamblers and murder victims, I walk these corridors knowing of the net beneath. Your defiance has become legend within these walls, and we sit in our cells and hope you live enough life for the rest of us who did not make it out.


Lyrics submitted by cheerleader_corpses, edited by SixThreeTimes

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    General CommentLiberation from entrapment.
    ulcerationon April 09, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think your wrong, i believe this songs lyrics to be as clear as day, its a song about prison, and knowing the proper difference between similies and mataphors. Sully graduated college when he was nine so he doesnt need a grammar lesson, this song wouldnt even qualify to be played at Sully's high schools battle of the bands. YOUVE BEEN SMACKED!!!!!
    GodsMaCk4LiFeon April 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt`s a tribute to the movie 'escape from Alcatraz' with Clint Eastwood.
    MynameisAnonymouson June 27, 2011   Link

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