Ring the verse, let it in
Said softly begin
If it feels like the first time, don't let it in
Cause it wanders by
Like something that could have been

If I were to write this song
I could penetrate your ears
Would it calm your trembling soul?
Would it ease your every fear?

Can we go back to
The place where we all used to see through
Every thing blinding us?
Now you don't understand anything anymore
You shiver at the signs
You're afraid to show that
You're only so human tonight

Could the song solve all our problems?
Could it have the strength to heal?
Would it cripple and destroy
And leave nothing unrevealed?

And might it uproot every lie
And force us all to cower
Beneath this tremendous weight
In the wake of all its power

Can we go back to
The place where we all used to see through
Every thing blinding us?
Now you don't understand anything anymore
You shiver at the signs
You're afraid to show that
You're only so human tonight

Oh, did you know, did you know
Did you know better?
Don't you know, don't you know
Don't you know better?
Don't you know, don't you know
Don't you know better?
Don't you know that

You shiver at the signs
You're afraid to show that
You're always so willing to know

If I were to write the song
That could somehow change the world
Would it be a calm surrender
Or a fight to the death?
Would it give something to live for?
Would we give our final breath?
Would it be a roaring opera, sweet as a child's kiss?
Would it sound like all the others
Or would it sound something like this?


I feel the pastures growing greener
I feel the waves
They come, they come all over me
I feel the pastures growing greener
I feel the waves
They're coming over me
And everything's all right
And everything's all right

I hear the others wondering where I've been
I hear my mother
She's worried sick
And I hear the others wondering where I've been
I hear my mother
She's worried sick
And then she weathers me and holds me to my own
She mothers me and keeps me hanging on

But I'll get through this
Will you?
But I'll get through this
Will you?
But I'll get through this
Will you?
I'll get through this

In the Southern, the air will keep you warm
In the Western, the air is as dry as a bone
In the Southern, the air will keep you warm
In the Western, the air is as dry as a bone
And I've been wondering about that change
And I, I, and I've been wondering about that change

But I'll get through this
Will you?
But I'll get through this
Will you?
But I'll get through this
Will you?
And I'll get through this


Lyrics submitted by thoseguiltyeyes

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    General CommentIf I were to write this song
    I could penetrate your ears.

    And might it uproot every lie
    And force us all to cower.

    I think that before you post lyrics you should make sure they're complete, rather than rushing to post them just to see your name on the internet.
    Jayemelon August 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMaybe I should have, but it's not like every single line is wrong or has a question mark. And I really could care less about 'seeing my name on the Internet.'
    thoseguiltyeyeson August 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAccording to the CD booklet, the ? in the first line is "verse."
    jamiexoon August 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI Think Its The Best Song Off The Self Titled Album. I Like The 2 Second Half Of The Song Better (from 5:21 Til' The End)
    C-Hawk8on September 13, 2007   Link

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