Maybe you don't understand it, what keeps them awake at night
What goes through their little minds when you turn off the light?
Always having to say sorry tears are stained on the pillow
Like the light of the moon they can't be one
Can't exist without the son

Let's think clearly for a while
Can he shine without a smile?

Why am I alone with no one to be found?
Looks like they know what's best for me
Why doesn't anybody like me, I don't understand?
Guess I'll have to crawl inside and I don't know why
I'm sitting by myself, when the problem isn't mine

Been around the block a few times, been beat up by all his friends
Learing life is like a maze that never seems to end
Like an open book, blank pages left for only him to write
Life is short this chapter takes so long
Can't tell the right from the wrong

It's so hard for you to place
An expression on his face

Why am I alone with no one to be found?
Looks like they know what's best for me
Why doesn't anybody like me, I don't understand?
Guess I'll have to crawl inside and I don't know why
I'm sitting by myself, when the problem isn't mine

Why doesn't anybody like me, I don't understand
Why my friends and family left me
At six years old he won't be taught a meaning to this mess
He'll just have to take a guess, and make his own plan
And we'll never see the child that was forced to be a man


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    General CommentThis song... is so sad. It sounds like at first he doesn't have any friends, but then it turns into a kind of neglect situation, I guess? :(
    MestUpNFGon May 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthinkin maybe its about not being in the whole 'social' thing and trying to find himself during this hard time for him..i duno, maybe? its what i think..
    wavechik87on May 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthinkin maybe its about not being in the whole 'social' thing and trying to find himself during this hard time for him..i duno, maybe? its what i think..
    wavechik87on May 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentkinda reminds me of "the ballad" by millencolin...

    about social outcasting... but this song is a little deeper, a little more complex...
    hold2thecoreon June 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is really great and meaningful. I dont think its really that sad because in the end it kinda works out for the better because he grows as a better person relying on himself.
    Mo_Roccoon June 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentsong goes really great and is easier to interperet with the video....he's having a good time riding around with his friends, but then without reason he's sitting alone by himself in the bathroom....its not just his friends...its just as much him
    BlackLungFeveron June 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI can't tell...
    Maybe you don't understand it, what keeps them awake at night
    What goes through their little minds when you turn off the light?
    Always having to say sorry tears are stained on the pillow
    Like the light of the moon they can't be one
    Can't exist without the son

    Let's think clearly for a while
    Can he shine without a smile?

    That sounds like a social outcast's problems but then...

    Why doesn't anybody like me, I don't understand
    Why my friends and family left me
    At six years old he won't be taught a meaning to this mess
    He'll just have to take a guess, and make his own plan
    And we'll never see the child that was forced to be a man

    This is different. Sounds almost like a six year old's family has been killed or died or something and the kid had to move to a home. Then it seems he's not told how his family died.;......i'm not sure but there is more to this song....
    EZ3on June 18, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAHHHHHH this song is like my anthem ... this song rawks .. no use rawks ... rawk on.
    NoUseGeekon July 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentmmmkay i dunno what crawled up your ass kornfreak580 but no use rawks.
    punkerchik06on September 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthmm.... no use = sellouts? >KORN
    taking_back_kakeyon September 03, 2002   Link

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