Don’t bite your lip to hold back your smile
Just think of this
As bending the rules
You’re walking a thin line
Between me and what’s right
This thread seems worn and frayed
Don’t hide your face
And cower behind
A wall made up
Of secrets and lies
You can put it all on me
But if this is what’s been wrong
Then why is your hand in mine?

One moment at a time
With nothing but your eyes
You make me scream
Stop and let me breathe
Regretting our first kiss
Taste the poison on your lips
Bloody and sweet
Stop and let me breathe.

This room is too cold to hold back your tears
And your heart is too weak to wear on your sleeve
If I’d allow myself to feel
The things I know I should
Then I might not be standing here

One moment at a time
With nothing but your eyes
You make me scream
Stop and let me breathe
Regretting our first kiss
Taste the poison on your lips
Bloody and sweet
Stop and let me breathe.

Oh god this poison’s spreading
Can’t feel the ground beneath my feet
My hands won’t stop shaking
My legs are crippled from defeat
My vision’s getting blurry
My heart is breaking as you speak
Won’t you listen to me?
To me
To me

One moment at a time
With nothing but your eyes
You make me scream
Stop and let me breathe
Regretting our first kiss
Taste the poison on your lips
Bloody and sweet
Stop and let me breathe.


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    General Commenti just found this band on purevolume.com and i'm starting to love them already. this song really speaks to me and i found the lyrics real deep and sweet. for some reason there's a whole verse left out, it comes just before this part;
    "This room is too cold to hold back your tears
    And your heart is too weak to wear on your sleeve
    If I’d allow myself to feel
    The things I know I should
    Then I might not be standing here"
    and goes like this;
    "my mind is busy trying to sort through your words,
    or let the other ones in that i want to hear.
    and rip my heart up piece by piece, to show you how i feel,
    if i thought that you'd even care".
    all in all, frickin' awesome tune.
    !staplegunned.on October 30, 2007   Link

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