I feel it washing over me, the slow poisonous tide. Pins and needles dance on me. Sickness undefined. Now I'm afraid to face the sky. Please someone hear my haunted cries. Please them waken me. With eyes sewn shut I still can see all that is surrounding me. I end up somewhere, somewhere between... between a dream and motionless reality, will I forever life? I feel binding so smoothly. I see myself below. I feel it gnawing, eating me. Poisonous and slow. My mind it speeds. My voice has died. God let me make the faintest cry. Opened up and for the taking, just one touch and I'll be yours. Opened up wide for the breaking. Just one touch and I'll be yours. What's on the other side of the mirror? To cry, I try, to break the static keeping me here in between.


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    General CommentThis song is amazing! Davey Havok's voice is so awesome! AFI RULE!
    A-PuNKRoCK-FReaKon April 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthey spanky...it's dream of waking not walking
    a scar in the skyon June 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYeah Dream of WAKING!! This song seriously rules though. SO whats it about....hmm well its sorta obvious what its about I THINK heheh im probably wrong. well it seems like its just about wanting to wake up from a really bad nightmare, so he's 'dreaming of waking up' and he is just going through all the strange, panicking, bad feelings you have in a nightmare. You can see this in the very last line "To cry, I try, to break the static keeping me here in between." which means he trys to break the 'static' that is keeping him asleep so that he wakes up. Another thing is that Davey calls the nightmare "somewhere between... between a dream and motionless reality". I reckon this is pointing out that a nightmare is between a beautiful dream and horrible, cruel reality. It is sort of a mid point - a nightmare isnt as nice as a dream, but it isnt is bad as reality. THERE we go I have deciphered yet another song! Actually that was my first ;-) cool. Anyway AFI rule, Black Sails in the Sunset is the best album with the best lyrics. This song isnt on any CD albums, its on the vinyl Art of Drowning which I will never be able to god damn find. Thank god I heard it on a free CD with a magazine.
    sugarpunkon June 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song really has the best lyrics tho, and that litle guitar bit at the start on its own is the cooles
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    sugarpunkon June 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI`ve only just got hold of this song and I think it`s amazing! I did like the original members but Jade and Hunter rule! The Art of Drowning is the best album ever and I can`t wait for the new one in the Summer.
    TheAlmightyMagzon June 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is clearly about intercourse
    Liquid Iseon July 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentINTERCOURSE?! well, thats a first timer. I have to agree with sugar punk..that its about a nightmare or something. Anyway, the song's great. I love the part in the near end where the rhythm changes. Pure radness.
    melancholic_punkon July 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentINTERCOURSE?! well, thats a first timer. I have to agree with sugar punk..that its about a nightmare or something. Anyway, the song's great. I love the part in the near end where the rhythm changes. Pure radness.
    melancholic_punkon July 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentINTERCOURSE? Fucking Retard.
    PunkRockAFIon July 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentno no no. a story at three is about intercourse, kids. harty har.
    i think its more about feeling stranded. trying to break the static.blah blah blah is trying to change something in his life he doesn't like. but is frustrated. i also think that his voice is pretty much mute to everyone around him and that someone just needs to love him and he'll be thiers.... somehow ithink i'm wrong , but do i care? no.

    x Sean the terrible.
    hewhoisnothingon July 27, 2002   Link

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