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Every single notion burned indelibly.
Every motion leaving scars behind.
All sincere emotion received skeptically
with no preparation for life eternal.
Every tear that's fallen brings one thousand floods.
Paper cuts are leaving blood behind.
All the silent laughter ringing piercingly.
I blink making my eyes mine.
Words in their worthlessness,
they should be weighted down,
but do I truly wish their cessation?
Fly.


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    General Commentwe are not ready for eternal love and eternal life at our current state. but with every tear we weep, every drop of blood we lose in the way love, we get that much closer. words are meaningless. only actions are witness to your struggle in the way of love.
    grape-to-wineon August 02, 2008   Link
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    General Comment THIS SONG KICKS ASS I LUV IT!
    SweetRevelationon June 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is a great rare track by AFI, totally awesome, like all their other stuff. Not quite sure what it's about, but it is great.
    Madcappunkon August 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentCould be about people who are very material based and lack any sort of spirituality what so ever.
    -Totalimmortal-on March 22, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis should have been included on black sails in the sunset. i think it's one of their strongest songs from that recording session.
    penitenziagiteon April 19, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti think its about the hopelessness that comes with losing 'faith', so to speak. for me, i relate it to that sinking feeling that i get when i realize i believe in absolutely nothing.
    needafixon September 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentSongs like this one are why this site needs to exist.
    thefelinepunkon January 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWow, I'm at a lose for this one...Perhaps its about alienation and the pain associated with it. "All sincere emotion received skeptically" amoungst other lines could sugest that this person has been so scared by others tormentations that they can not recieve any kind and sincere jesture because they fear further harm...but thats deffinently not the all of it.
    Rebbal Aceon February 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentHmm.. i dont really know. im having a total brain fart.. but its one of their most beautiful songs. i love it.

    -.xSagex.-
    fallchild9989on June 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI've always thought it was about how someone on the verge of suicide feels, when it just hurts to move and feel.
    Telephonneon December 06, 2005   Link

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