We're on a wire but it's better than drowning
And I don't care if I fall cuz I've never been higher
Everythings changing but I don't care for sameness
'Cause safety makes graves of the fearful I find

A ride on a wave, a home on a wind-blown cloud
Make your body loud for me

Could you be safe in my arms, and scared at the same time
Running towards and away 'til you're standing still

The mystery's calling, come if you dare
And find what is there when you tear down the walls
No you're gonna wait til the moment is certain
While I've been out searching for reasons to fall

Hard is the ground you're wrapping your arms around


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    General Commentwow, no one's commented this yet?!?! :o

    i love this song so much, i found it on a south of nowhere video
    sonxbabexon October 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commentlove it, its so simple yet its very addicting.
    usernametaken1717on February 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about being afraid to be in a relationship with someone or being afraid to be public, or both.

    “We're on a wire but it's better than drowning
    And I don't care if I fall cuz I've never been higher”

    The relationship isn’t really steady so it’s easy to fail, but she’s so happy that it might work at all that she doesn’t care if it works out or not because at least she got a taste of it.

    “Could you be safe in my arms, and scared at the same time
    Running towards and away 'til you're standing still”

    The other person wants to stay with her but the other person is afraid of how everyone else reacts and the person’s mind keeps changing.

    “The mystery's calling, come if you dare
    And find what is there when you tear down the walls”

    She wants this person to just tear down all the person’s fears of how people will think and just come to her, because she is on the other side, waiting.

    “No you're gonna wait til the moment is certain
    While I've been out searching for reasons to fall”

    But she knows that the other person will probably not go until the person is sure that going for it will be worth it in the long haul while she is still on that wire & waiting for the rejection so she can “fall”.
    meghabytemeon September 25, 2009   Link

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