blood is filling our lungs & the room won't stop spinning. it's only now that we notice the ghosts in the mirror are us. we built these walls. somewhere, choking on words, in some far-off room, away from the fallout, we'll never make it out. and should this room become a morgue, our bed a coffin, our secrets will die with us. so still, so sterile. there are ghosts there, behind the headboard, under sheets. they keep us from sleep. footprints on carpet, and stark white walls keep secrets hid in plain view. and when our buildings topple, we will meet in the wreckage. among ashen remains, we'll be burning ember and we'll not leave any tracks. by sunrise, the wind will displace us. it'll be as if we were never there. and you said that there's not a word to believe in either of our whispured assurances, but we find solace... and we won't forget the sound of ruined gray cities, of shadows, and the silence...


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    General CommentThe lyrics to this song are absolutely amazing.
    Lanimilbuson September 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's amazing how much they can fit into a song that's just over two minutes.
    _mycritiqueon November 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentand when our buildings topple, we will meet in the wreckage. among ashen remains, we'll be burning ember and we'll not leave any tracks. by sunrise, the wind will displace us. it'll be as if we were never there.


    best lyrics ever
    Possibilitieson February 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSHREDD
    ScubaSethVXon August 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think its got something to do with the contingency of existence and how life isn't based on anything concrete or eternal, even buildings turn to dust in the and so will we one day, no point trying to hide behind 'whispered assurances' e.g. Christianity
    perkoon November 11, 2009   Link

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