When the skin breaks.
He thought time could heal his growing shame.
These white hot knives will turn to fire and they’ll burn.
He cannot heal before he breaks.

He stumbled out of the bedroom.
Feel the shock moving up and down his spine.
He’s running out of the building.
She’s going crazy.
Screaming, asking “Why?”
If you look for a savior to finally be free,
Free from all his failure, that’s all you’ll ever see.
He stumbled into the bathroom, shut the door and fell right to his knees.
He tried to look in the the mirror.
His eyes are bleeding.
He’s asking please.

When the skin breaks.
He thought time could heal his growing shame.
These white hot knives will turn to fire and they’ll burn.
He cannot heal before he breaks.

Sounds weakening.
Death sets in as his stomach quickly hits the floor.
The stench of a rotting lie has found its way to your brain.
It pulls the trigger and opens your eyes to spot the reeking stain.
He thought it would solve all his problems.
He sees now that the blood will never wash away.
Now can’t you hear what he’s saying?
While you’ve been screaming you’ve been drowning the ladder,
So you can float to the top instead of climb.
And I assure you that I’m not the one for you.

When the skin breaks.
He thought time could heal his growing shame.
These white hot knives will turn to fire and they’ll burn.
He cannot heal before he breaks.



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Akeldema song meanings
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    General CommentFor those wondering, Akeldema means "Field of Blood" and refers to the field that Judas bought with the thirty pieces of silver he received for betraying Jesus, and in which he then died in.
    Duskwalkeron April 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this is about just that. I think it is about someone who is feeling guilty from some sort of betrayal. It is eating him from the inside, and even though he realizes the damage he has done, he can't take it back.
    eclipse13on May 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYou're exactly right, eclipse13. This song has been deciphered.
    Bambamjr2006on December 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe field the false prophet judas killed himself in after betrayed jesus.
    Effler123on February 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe field the false prophet judas killed himself in after betrayed jesus.
    Effler123on February 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI use Pandora ALOT! so when this song comes on, I just get all happy inside!
    ilovemylemonadeon April 29, 2009   Link

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