I'm looking at a rose painted on my memory's pieces
It covers my interrupted memories in my unchanged dreams
Oh rusty nail

If I only let my tears flowing,
I would perhaps be able to forget you
Just tell me my life
Wherever I will walk,
In my tears I won't see my tomorrows

I forget the ended week-end's wounds
Even shrouded by the flowing time they pierce my heart
Oh rusty nail

If I only let my tears flowing,
I would perhaps be able to forget you
An asleep rose of a beautiful color faded
Blooms in your heart

If your smiling face lived, certainly
The night reflecting in your eyes would only let a shining dream
You go and meet morning, forgetting loneliness
You shroud with your tears your red wrists
Night is ending

My memory's door shakes when I close it
It covers my interrupted memories on my blue lips
Oh rusty nail

If I only let my tears flowing,
I would perhaps be able to forget you
Just tell me my life
Wherever I will walk,
In my tears I won't see my tomorrows

Your broke my painful heart... even now
I can't forget you


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    General CommentLUUUUUUUUUUUUURVE this song. Toshi is an angel. Yoshiki is an archangel. X Japan is a godsend.

    UMM okay onto the song. It's like he can't -won't- forget someone he had loved that died, prob. by suicide. And he refuses to cry, or even think about it, because then he'll have to face the memory and if he does, he might get over it and forget, and he doesn't want to forget because the memories are so beautiful and so painful, that all he can do is shut them out.

    And the rusty nail is a metaphor for the memories themselves. The memories are old and ignored - exactly like a rusty nail that continue to stab his heart all the time. Rereading I get the sensation that perhaps the person he loved didn't love him back..? Maybe? That even if the perosn was alive he'd go through just as much suffering? just cuz of the 'tell me my life/wherever i will walk... i won't see my tomorrows'

    GOSH, does anyone ELSE absolutely ADORE the part near the end when Toshi holds that note and the music kinda fades (but is still there) and you hear just his voice and then the music comes back... OOH BEAUTIFUL!!!!!
    I LOVE THIS SOOOOOOOONG.
    stealtheharmonyon January 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is a good song
    I love the part where Yoshiki is whispering I can't die, I can't live, I couldn't let you set me free
    mutoh3llon September 21, 2008   Link

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