Let's meet at both ends beyond the facade
Past the promoting of passionless tension
Where both ends won't meet beyond competing
Let's meet where statements are solid
Past the pressure, and stop dragging drab ideas
And stop promoting mediums without messages

This over exposure bleaches color
I am not there, will you ever be?
This over exposure bleaches color
I am not there, will you ever be?

Let's meet where tension and tradition don't eclipse struggle
Past the critical without constructing
Unity means nothing if it's only self-serving
Am I to blame? We're going nowhere
We're doing nothing past repeating echoes and living in each other's shadows
A gesture of revolt, defeating our intent

We could get beyond competing at both ends
We are all we have in this
This is all there is

We could rise above the statements and reinvent a new defiance
Discouragement hasn't taken over yet
I want a future past the mold of culture and the dictating of others
Past fixation on gestures of defiance, designing new ways
And meet where both ends won't
Past the mold of the future, and the dictating of others
Past fixation on gestures of defiance, designing new ways

No more facades and gestures of revolt
Defeating our own intent
I want to see you face to face
We are all we have
This is all there is

We could rise above the statements and reinvent a new defiance
Discouragement hasn't taken over yet
I want to see you face to face
Strip this to its essense, and find hope in resistance
I still have hope in you
Do you still have hope in me?

I need you to get through these days
And rise above the statements
And help reinvent a new defiance

Let's meet at both ends
Past the gesturing, past the facade
I'm asking for a future past the critical without constructing
Let's meet where both ends won't
And stop dragging drab ideas
And stop promoting mediums without messages


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    General CommentHere's what the band has to say about the song: "I still have hope in music being able to bridge the gap of alienation. I still believe that music can be a medium for a message of sincere change. I still think that we can construct real change rather than just criticize what we see is wrong in the world."
    Mellow_Harsheron July 17, 2005   Link

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