"The Calendar, the Energy (If This is You Then Woe is Me)" as written by and Matthew Arnold Thiessen....
I’m looking at a photograph of heaven
And the personnel they let in
Expose the souls they're not afraid to show

I’ll analyze the world and all its people
Concluding everyone is evil
And I more so than anyone

I know I have my faults
But I’d so much rather look at yours
Pretend I have none at all
But who am I kidding, anyway?

I won't give you the satisfaction
Of seeing me when I’m like this
'Cause honestly you wouldn't like this
So close your eyes and watch me hide

I won't give you the satisfaction
Of seeing me broken and bleeding
A life that's barely still breathing
So close your eyes and watch me hide
Watch me hide

So I’ll wander off where no one else can find me
And the silence will remind me
That this is more sobering than I thought
I could hold on to the old familiar lie that is
Pretending nothing's wrong
But who am I kidding, anyway?

And I thought it'd be okay
In a sense to not to end the pain
Sometimes as you grow smarter
Your heart grows harder

The stupid things that those around us do
Often make us angry
And teach us not to follow suit

Just be sure your heart stays full
not emptied out and cynical

Lately yourself is someone you can't be
I say if this is you then woe is me


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    General Commentmatthew thiessen in a musical genius i tell you. his lyrics are so full of underlining yet full of heart and passion. this song is a hidden jewel as its not as well known as his relient k songs, yet still one of my all time favourites. matt writes the best songs, from the heart felt, deep and emotional slow songs to the angry, passionate, and remorseful heavier songs.
    marchingsoldieron May 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis songs makes me feal all fuzzy and warm inside
    RkElayon July 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love how this song doesn't have verses or choruses, though he does repeat a few things. It's very beautiful to say the least.
    Nienna7on September 29, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"expose the souls they're not afraid to show."

    WOW

    that is such a powerful line. i couldn't do it. that takes so much bravery.
    racheleecheleon October 21, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthe really is the heart and soul of relient k. wow.
    Mondenkindon December 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSo brilliant. Beautiful.
    musicislife11on March 15, 2010   Link

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