Long goodbyes and second chances
Forgetting what we fight for
Forgiving all we lose
Cause we're losing it all
The way things happen
Doing all we do to fill up the quiet
Break the awkward silence
Consuming our lives we are spending our time
Keeping our distance
And speaking trivial and trial

But I'll find some way to cut myself open
Over and over again
And I'll find some way to bare it all

So let's be honest because I am through
Holding my breath as my lungs breathe for you
The air is too thing inside this room

I need this like water in my lungs
We're drowning in silence
I'm biting my restless tongue
Cause we're too consumed and too shallow
playing the victims
Playing the innocent ones
But I'll find some way to cut myself open
Over and over again
And I'll find some way to bare it all

So let's be honest because I am through
Holding my breath as my lungs breathe for you
The air is too thin inside this room

I'm taking my life away from you
So lets be honest because I am through
Breaking my heart as my veins bleed for you
The air is too thin inside this room
So go breathe in the air
Leave me gasping for air
Just go and breathe
Everything I am


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    General CommentIt’s the last thing I will speak of
    constanton January 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt’s the last thing I will speak of
    constanton January 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentforgetting and forgiving should be reversed in the first verse.
    cpj1607on July 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love this song.
    outxofxsighton July 27, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwow this song brings tears to my eyes everytime. the part when he says "i'm taking my life away from you" just the way he sings it is amazing. and the part where he says "and so lets be honest because i am through breaking my heart as my veins bleed for you" is the part that makes my eyes water. the meaning of the song isn't exactly clear to me but i still think it's amazing
    EmoKid707on December 04, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"and i'll find some way to cut myself open
    over and over again"


    one of the most powerful lyrics.


    also: "i need this like water in my lungs"

    reminds me of matchbook romance
    "youre as welcome as cancer
    &my doors always open"



    what can i say, we always accept things that hurt us.
    kelli x3on December 29, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"So let's be honest because I am through
    Holding my breath as my lungs breathe for you
    The air is too thin inside this room..."

    so many nights listening to this has made it the ultimate song to get over that bitch...
    Scotty Izzoon December 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is quickly becoming one of my favourites on Life In Dreaming. Very clever lyrics and beautiful musicianship.
    wiseaimeeon January 07, 2006   Link
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    General Comment'as my lungs breathe for you' hmm maybe like she depended on him too much so hes giving up....
    punkkid6312on March 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentall i can say is wow...
    this song is amazing
    the music is just so pretty and mellow....i love it.

    StaryNightSkies2on May 12, 2006   Link

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