[Fear] It's time to leave your sheltered cage
Face you deepest fears
The world is against you
You're fighting back the tears
[Me] All the kids were watching me
I felt very small
I could hear the laughter
as I stumbled down the hall

[Rage CHORUS] (human) Seeking to find deep in the trauma as it leaves you behind
(human) Bleeding it gone into the profit of the competition
(human) Loving today, all of the feelings are they going away?
(human) Ending it now, I’d rather hear about the where and the how

[Agony] The bigger boys they beat you up
Out here you cannot hide
No friends to help you
No father at your side
[Me] I swore that I’d get back at them,
but I was just a kid
One day I'd show them
I wouldn’t rest until I did

[Pride] You’ve got to prove you are not like the rest
[Reason] There's no need if you know you're the best
[Pride] That's not enough, let the other kids know
[Reason] What's the use? Go with the flow

[Pride & Reason CHORUS]
[Pride] Be a man, give in to hate
[Reason] You better learn to communicate
[Pride] Better to learn to protect yourself
[Reason] That's not the way to get out of this hell

[Pride] See that kid: wipe the smile off his face!
[Reason] He's just like you, feeling out of place
[Pride] Well, I don't care! Let's show him who’s boss!
[Reason] That's not the way to get your message across
[Pride & Reason CHORUS]

[Passion] Don't rack your brain, let it all go
Savour the moment and feel your blood flow

[Me] Then I got back at them,
still acting like a kid
Then I showed them,
but when I had, I could not quit

Lyrics submitted by llowell, edited by Octavarium64

Day Eight: School song meanings
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    General CommentDay 8 deals with a lot of emotional problems "Me" faced during his first days of school.
    In this new environment, he's faced with new kids, personalities he hasn't come into contact with, and how he makes the wrong choices to fit in, and not be one of the "weak" kids that would get picked on, by what he eventually became [a bully]. The whole song deals with his conscience telling Me whether or not he should or shouldn't make the wrong decision to prove them wrong [by presumably beating up a kid?]. In the end, he does, finding he has made a wrong decision, and can't go back.
    Modoruon December 09, 2008   Link

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