i took the pain out of my pen
i took my self out of my selfish ways
and wrote all and wrote all

i took the heat off of my hen
and took my place upon the roof instead
and crowed and crowed

i've made a satyr from a saint
i've made a nun out of a lesbian
you are the person you've been always
you were just too young to know yourself back then
and if you think that you can change, well
then i hope you're right
not even god can change your nature
but you can hold back, right?

i took the greed out of my grin
and sunk my teeth into my work instead
and they followed

i took my seat upon the stand
gave my account of what happened
and swallowed

i've made a satyr from a saint
i've made a nun out of a lesbian
you are the person you've been always
you were just too young to know yourself back then

and if you think that you can change, well
then i hope you're right
not even god can change your nature
but he can hold out alright


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    General CommentFairly obvious meaning, but an amazing message. People don't change, they simply realize who they were all along. Amazing music, too.
    TheAmazingSainton October 05, 2008   Link

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