Gentle were the words that set her free
She became the stinging rain
She became the hurricane
A drumming in my sleep
Must I breathe your name always
The last of silence as it tears away at me
All tied in knots
Cause the simple moments they add up
Awaken
Smash it apart
Awaken
Smash it apart; be free
Gentle were the words that set her free
She became the stinging rain
She became the hurricane
No love lost
Purge you animose
That serpent coiled within my stomach
Temperance fell from her without weight
Gone with the storm
We are not meant to contain the sadness of this world
I whispered in her ear and drew her close
Of calm and quiet walls
I drew her close
Of triangles and bleeding wrists
I drew her close
The drumming in my sleep
Return and be free always
The last of silence always tears away at me
Still tied in knots
Cause those simple moments they always add up
This will be the end of silence and the very last time
I can promise you that
Awaken and destroy these dreams
Smash it apart be free
Awaken and destroy these dreams
Awaken and be free


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    General CommentHow disappointing that no one has commented this absolutely amazing song! The middle segment where it picks up all the way to the end is just utterly incredible. EVERYONE GIVE THIS SONG ANOTHER LISTEN.
    xBizouncexon March 06, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"We are not meant to contain the sadness of this world"

    Favourite lyrics of all time

    My friend has these lyrics tattooed.
    pandaxfishon March 26, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthe image i get during the soft spoken part is just amazing. no words can describe the beauty of this song. this could just be on giant ass metaphor but, i think the song is about telling someone how you feel about them after you've waited for so long, especially when they need it the most.like they just got out of a bad relationship and are depressed "Temperance fell from her without any weight" "we are not meant to contain the sadness of this world, i whispered in her ear, and drew her close". it all just seems like hes telling her he loves her and she'll be ok. in general, it could just be about following your dreams. "Awaken and destroy these dreams, smash it apart be free". i think that means stop waisting your time dreaming and create your dreams into reality to live freely. anyway, thats just my imput, misery signals is amazing, my favorite band of all time.
    Controller123on February 17, 2010   Link

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