I've decided no-one's knowing
Anything about where I'm going
I can't even talk to my friends anymore
Not blaming anyone for the mess I've gotten in
I'm only frightened by the things that I've done

Keep me safe from myself
I can't do it without your help
Your love's the finest thing I've ever known
I want to come home

Thinking back to when I was young
You kept me safe from everything
Set me straight when I went wrong
Raised me to respect myself
I can offer no excuse for this senseless self abuse
And all the pain that I've caused you to feel

Cuz when I hurt myself it hurts you more and that's what hurts me most of all
We shouldn't go on hurting any more

Keep me safe from myself
I can't do it without your help
Your love's the finest thing I've ever known
I want to come home
I want to come home
I want to come home
I want to come home
I want to come home

Keep me safe from myself
I can't do it without your help
Your love's the finest thing I've ever known

Take me now and shelter me
Before there's nothing left of me.


Lyrics submitted by queenofquiet23

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    General CommentMakes me think of someone who has been self harming (I can offer no excuse for this senseless self abuse), and was helped out of it by their family. They're begging to "be kept safe from myself"..
    queenofquiet23on January 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commentit's about gillian, and wanting to go home, like all of josh's songs are about.
    shinyappleon June 14, 2006   Link

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