i'd like to smash the hands that held you down and gave you pain and erase the images that have no place in your head. fly that kite so high. let go of the string. cast the blame where it belongs. they let you fight this battle with arms tied. they left you to find the answers with blind eyes. i'll watch you sleep tonight. as you tremble and dreams are cascading. it's not statistics they group us in. don't redeem your faith so quickly in what they told you was right. i'd die to protect you. take back your night. now she reaches for something as the pain of violation sets in. what they gave you was nothing and what you kept was silence. please don't be silent anymore. you'll be stronger someday. you'll be taller someday.


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    General Commentoh, and the rest of the band's lyrics in the song are:

    i just thought that i'd say all that i want. i'd never tell of the calm just to say something. listen hard. listen well. you will never take me alive. you try to enunciate yourself. but it's all words. try to get away. it's all this. took you from me just in spite. still i'm listening. can you tell. all these questions. these fucking questions took the breath straight from me. all in me. this simpleton. try not to concentrate. to recapture a home. and come to me. and still i'm suffering. just waiting for something. we sleep alone at night. you've never been for you. the voice of senseless suffering. come on, exist. to wish on mediation. formed tightly. this is the method.
    Bryan Boruon January 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgod. this is the most beautiful thing ive ever read.
    youaremycanvason October 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe art in the knife as it lathers red milk. You are my canvas...

    indeed one of the most incredible peices I have yet to read by an artist.
    truth_serumon March 18, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is amazing.
    tsucolon April 16, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis: inspiration.
    femmeon April 24, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about a girlfriend of tom's that was sexually abused throughout her childhood by family members. no one in her immediate family cared about it or did anything. tom was the only one who cared.
    weallbleedon April 29, 2003   Link
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    General CommentBest fucking song ever, period.
    RecoveringPainon June 30, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTom's Wife actually.. but yes, one of the great ones led by Tom
    Bryan Boruon January 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThese are some of the best lyrics i've ever read
    javnesson January 26, 2006   Link
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    General Commenton cue in my life like always
    fotiaon September 04, 2007   Link

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