It hurts sometimes to think about
how far away this is from what you'd hoped for.
The way things were supposed to stay.
And though you learned a lesson and you took it with grace,
I wish I could stop the cold hand of reality from hitting you in the face.
But there is no sparkling clean solution.
And shit isn't just gonna get resolved in a half an hour,
with special guest stars and pearls of wisdom.

So let's not kid ourselves here.
You and I were swindled by an image that was so tantalizing
and real that I could almost taste it.
But now the stench of failure is worse than anything.
(It permeates everything I do.)

And I'm starting to realize
And I'm starting to realize

That I'd rather have nothing than have a lie,
and sitting waiting for a life that's already passed me by.


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    General CommentThe meanings straight from the mouth of Dave Weinberg... "this song is about growing up, watching tv, and getting some weird image as to what a family is supposed to be, and then turning around to see a family in complete dissaray. Being sold a fake image as to what love is, and what a family is. "
    ihaveasliveron September 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentgreat fucking song by a great band.
    Despise13on May 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentfuck.
    aaron19on July 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentHa... my name is Katy.
    iforgoton August 22, 2006   Link

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