(A breaking!) in spirit, (A breaking!) in promise, (A breaking!) in me.
How can I find the peace inside me of a world I can see?
(Taking and taking!) all for ourselves,
(Taking and taking!)
And it's dragging me down, (Deeper and deeper!)
Watch me sink (Like a stone!)
Like a stone, like a stone.
Like a stone, like a stone.
Into a sea of selfishness, (Selfishness!)
Selfishness, (Selfishness!)
Where me is more and you is less.

The vanity, it's insanity.
We eat the shit that's fed to us.
We stomach it and we embellish it, and we confuse our love with lust.
Can't we find another way?
The way that goes against the grain.
(Abstain!)
(The grain!)

The ugliness, the licentiousness, the love that's just skin deep.
(Please get me out!) before I become just a memory of what I used to be.
(Get me the fuck out!)

We're deaf and blind to our age's cry,
We refuse to fucking hear.
Not learning to grow, just losing the one I used to see in the fucking mirror!
Can't we find another way?
The way that goes against the grain
(Abstain!)
(The grain!)

The egoists, the narcissists, the waters we wade in
(Please get me out!) before I become just a memory of what I used to be.
(Get me the fuck out!)

"Of a world that's doing its best, night and day, to make me everybody else"

(Please take me out!) of a world without any heart.
(Take me out!)
When they see my hope and then they rip it apart.
(Take me out!)
Of a world we built to serve our selfish fucking selves.
Can you tell me where does love fit in?
Where does love fit in?
Where does love fit in?
Where does love fit in?
Remember what love is.


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  • +1
    General CommentThe narrator (Pat) sees only greed, corruption and apathy in the world he lives in.

    Day by day, it wears away his spirit and his mood sinks (like a stone).

    He wants to just get out of the world in any way he can. He wants to die because nobody remembers what real love is. He reaches out into the abyss and calls for a single soul who remembers.
    Pilaf1996on March 03, 2008   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningThe line during the break near the end is quoting an E.E. Cummings poem.

    Almost anybody can learn to think or believe or know, but not a single human being can be taught to feel …
    the moment you feel, you're nobody-but-yourself.
    To be nobody-but-yourself-in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else– means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
    ChineseDemocon September 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti dont think it goes as far as wanting to die
    but wanting to live a different life
    different to our messed up society
    "a way that goes agaist the grain"

    this song is really just angry not depressed
    angry at the many faults of people and the way we live
    spork_lolon April 29, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis shit is firme.
    AcidConspiracyon May 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo fucking beautiful.
    Ocean Soulon June 04, 2010   Link

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