i've got these promises ... that are creeping through my head, words i'd never dare say out loud. my tongue bleeds crimson red ... sliced open by the thorns of untruths that i've uttered before. and i'd like to be my friend, but own worst enemy again, resolutions that i break. and i'm headed for a fall, my own worst enemy of all, with every step back that i take.

and these promises i keep, in the hours before i sleep. don't mean 'nothing when i break them in the morning. and these promises i break, that are keeping me awake. nightmares never half as bad as this.

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    General Commentgreat song that everyone can relate to...telling yourself that you can or will do something the next day and breaking that promise to yourself. i love the lo-fi sound.
    Lowenon December 16, 2008   Link
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    Song Meaning"This is simply about being hard on yourself when you don’t live up to your own expectations. It’s hard to find a balance between holding yourself to ideals or goals and being flexible." -- Defiance, Ohio website
    elevatorladyon March 25, 2012   Link

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