NOT WITHIN ARMS LENGTH!
I'd sever the stars from the sky
and place them in your hands
if I thought another wish / they'd see the light of day
but you stand beyond the sun
Beyond the reach of just a friend
maybe if i grew wings / maybe if you lost yours
these words would flow like water
if you'd let them scrape your heart
Not with in arms length
embedded within my concise effort
a silent cry / I receive no comfort
and as I collapse we remain nothing more than friends
As I hold my breath / a throat full of cement
I'm disgusted by repetition I accept this curse
of friendship / your friend / friendship


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    General CommentHe would give her anything. She only wants friendship. Classic case.

    "I'd sever the stars from the sky
    and place them in your hands
    if I thought another wish /
    they'd see the light of day
    but you stand beyond the sun
    Beyond the reach of just a friend
    maybe if i grew wings /
    maybe if you lost yours."

    Amazing.
    loveisfictionon December 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment..I LOVE this band!...Poison the Well have awesome lyrics and a great sound... Thiz iz probably my favorite song by them....
    pUnK-jUnKiEon February 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyes punk..... not many compare to ptw........ i cant say what my fave song is.....this one is good just like the rest of them though
    BleedingSoulon April 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentno one else has commented, so i figured i would. this song is fucking amazing... poison the well is amazing in general. i completely understand the line"im disgusted by repetition, i accept this curse of friendship" i guess alot of us do... i wish to hell i didnt
    AnotherEmoGeekon May 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentaugh, they are so perfect.
    scrape your hearton May 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI have to agree Poison the Well is fucking kick ass. How Jeff goes from screaming to beauty astounds me. Me and my friends band signer split the vocals for their version of "Today" and I got the screaming part and OMG my voice was dead I dont know HOW he does it. I think they arent human....
    Brillo_padon May 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIts amazing how much more this song means when you're in the same situation, all of their songs are soo deep it's incredible. Long live PTW!
    xXxPneumaticxXxon May 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commentsuch great lyrics... ther amazing. i cant even put it into words how great ther music is
    i hurt...love meon June 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commentaah. Story of my life, this song. It's bittersweet how much I can relate to it.
    "I accept this curse/ of friendship/your friend/ friendship"
    GivingMyselfToAsheson June 22, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"not within arms length" it says it all...i could listen to PTW for hours on end they are that good! best line they have is 'maybe if i grew wings/maybe if you lost yours' ahhhh its soo good.....their lyrics are so deep*
    *thedarknesscalls*on July 02, 2002   Link

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