If they did tests on my heart
I think that maybe they would start believing
All the stories that I tell them
Like how sometimes I can barely breathe
For no apparent reason other than I thought some bad thoughts
These nerves are falling apart
And my fingernails stay short
I keep telling myself "You've got to get over yourself"

I don't want you to save me
'Cause what if you did, you'd succeed
And then you would get bored and leave
I'd be back at square one
And that is such a bad place to begin

We sent all of our sins into the sea
And we set it on fire, we're an island now
I don't know if I can take the pressure it creates
To be a self-sustaining industry
So we'll tell ourselves we've got what it takes
And all we need is a little time to dry off

I don't want you to save me
'Cause what if you did, you'd succeed
And you would leave
I'd be back at square one
And that is such a bad place to begin


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    General Commentthis song is amazing.
    he is just saying how he is full of anxiety, has a superiority complex but doesn't
    and he doesn't want this girl, or any girl maybe, to just come and sweep him off his feet because he thinks it will just end like maybe other girls have left him.
    daystoforgeton November 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSounds like Bright Eyes...
    Silon December 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commentum. it doesn't sound like bright eyes at all.
    charcoalsketchon February 19, 2007   Link

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