Mother see, that all my life
I planted flowers to survive
And as they faded I stopped to speak
I painted flowers
and nobody knows why.....

No awakening, no lullaby
I only felt the need to try
To have the guts or the stupidity
To grab for stars, that I can't reach at all

Father see, that I have tried
To find that angel deep inside
That you once promised I would meet
And once again I ended in defeat

Even here I could feel your eyes
Heard your whispers and felt your eyes
Brother said Come back to life
I asked some friends
and nobody knew why .....

Nobody had ever seen
my flood of tears
I can't believe you found me here

It took some time to find these words
I wrote them down in hope that they might help
Watch me walk barefoot on glass
Insecure as only a newborn child can be

Others came to laugh at me
They pointed fingers as I could see
Believe me saying it's not the skin
It's the stranger living deep inside

Mother see, that all my life
I painted flowers to survive
And as they faded I stopped to paint
I fell asleep
and nobody knows why.....

Father see, that I have tried
To build a world with only me inside
Millions of flowers surround my bed
Now I still grab for stars and I can reach them all


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Flood of Tears song meanings
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    General CommentI believe that this song is all about using hope and changind the world around you just to get through life, false hope ends in tragedy. then as he stops creating the pseudo world surrounding him, he finally realizes that he can suceed and make it through life. its much more complicated, but i tried my best to explain.
    TheBear08on August 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't have any ideas for what this song means, but it's comforting.
    lowerlogicon November 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about a young boy that died, hence the verse "To grab for stars, that I can't reach at all" and ends with "Now I still grab for stars and I can reach them all"
    erwtason June 01, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIf you're dead I dont think you can "grab" anything.
    Farazon September 10, 2009   Link

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