I can't believe that we've survived
the silent songs the night conspires
while we sleep all alone in our beds
waiting for our eyes to fall and rest

Remember when we used to think that
all of our childhood dreams would fall into place
by some heavenly grace
But now I can see
I've made a big mistake

I've been searching
for something that would soothe like water
only to find that these paths have
led me into these desolate desert lands

And I try, I try so hard to paint my dreams in darkness
but in the light I can see, oh
every little mistake
And everytime it's too late to hide

I just wanna fade right out of myself
like when shadows disappear in twilight
And it's getting so much harder to accept
The fact that i am stuck here

I can't hide from my own eyes
I can't hide from my own (x4)

Lyrics submitted by Muzikboi, edited by donyon

Deserts Eating Oceans song meanings
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    General Commentimo it wuld of been better if it just kept the slow/mellow part feeling in the beginning.
    Muzikboion February 17, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love this song so much! one of their old songs.. favorite lyrics: "i try so hard to beat my dreams in darkness but in the light i can see your every little mistake, everytime its too late to hide"
    heartxbroadcaston December 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about his insecurities, and the flaws that he wishes he could hide, "like when shadows disappear in twilight." He's been searching for something that can "soothe" his insecurities and fix his flaws, but everything he's tried has lead him to desolation. Then he talks about how he tries to fix himself in a metaphorical darkness, so probably in his own brain, but he can see "her" every little mistake because she leaves herself out in the open, metaphorically speaking. The line "and it's getting so much harder to accept, the fact that i am stuck here," seems to be him saying that it's getting so much difficult for him to accept his flaws, and that he's stuck as an imperfect person. Then the last lines are so haunting it gives me goosebumps. I can't hide from my own eyes, i can't hide from my own. said once, it's not all that cool, but when he repeats it in the song, it gets more powerful each time, saying that he, or we can't hide from the judgement's of our own eyes.
    PajamaBoy3567on September 29, 2009   Link

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