Ask her to stay
Ignition turns, the engine burns to life
She drives away
Away into the night
Storm rolling in
The darkness descending and then
She picks up her poison bottle
Cloudy sky, cloudy mind, now she feels at home

She drinks away her pain
As she takes your life into her hands

Out on the road
The poison has begun to settle in
She's going home
But wishes she could disappear again
She starts to swerve
The white line means nothing to her
She picks up her poison bottle
Heavy head, heavy eyes, will she make it home?

She drinks away her pain
As she takes your life into her hands
Her memories remain
As she takes your life into her hands

Losing control
Bits and pieces scatter like small toys
She'll never know
The lives she has taken and destroyed
She looks around
At flames eating bodies on the ground
She sees her broken poison bottle
Pick it up, smash it down in a pool of blood

The cops came and they took her away in chains

Lyrics submitted by a scar in the sky

Headlights On A Hand Grenade song meanings
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    General Commentone word....AWESOME!! Tsunami Bomb did it again!
    Half Past Sixon September 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentDrunk drivers piss me off.
    Tsunami Bomb kick ass.
    Enough said.
    Iberian85on March 29, 2003   Link
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    General CommentQuite obvious meaning to it. Everything right down to the title. She's depressed. She drinks to get rid of it. While drinking and driving she kills someone, but still she seems to pity only herself.
    MindlessInsanityon May 01, 2004   Link
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    General Commentlove this song never noticed it until i read the lyrics but i think its about drunk drivers and how they can destroy lives and depression
    tsunamichickon October 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commentdefinetly one of tb's best i love how the music matches the lyrics so well....and the voice~~swoon!!
    pandoras_chaoson February 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAFI - Of Greetings and Goodbyes
    samwaltonon June 27, 2007   Link

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