And the heavens opened and it lashed down.
Rivers of filth, syringes and broken hearts littered the gutters of the central business district.
Bodies lined the roads immobile waiting for the flood,
Saying nothing at all just watching and waiting, breathing and touching no one.

Not a word said, not a hand held, not an eye met, ears pinned for the rumble of the brilliant white truth that they had all been waiting for.
The switches flicked and everyone turned off.

This is mine this is mine I'm going home. I am fine I am fine I'm going home.

There is no hope, no hope. Hope is a dirty word that'll stab you in the back when you offer up your throat.

Goodbye to you, you mean nothing.
You mean nothing to me now.

You're a sheet of paper with a word written on it blowing in the wind.
And soon you'll land and rot by the side of the road and the word will sigh and the word will fade and be gone.

And I won't remember who you are.


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    Song MeaningI'm not sure if this is the intended meaning to this song,however, I believe that it's about the end of the world. If anyone else believes there is a different meaning to the song then I'd love to hear your thoughts.

    "Rivers of filth, syringes and broken hearts littered the gutters of the central business district."
    Just reminds me of a post apocalyptic world were humanity has destoryed the land and what was once a booming business district is plauged with disease and death.

    "And the heavens opened and it lashed down."
    "Bodies lined the roads immobile waiting for the flood,"
    I believe these talk of an enormous flash flood that will completely flood the earth, much like the Bible story with Noah's flood.

    And finally I believe the entire second half of the song is the Narrator saying goodbye to the world and coming to a complete acceptance of the his/world's fate and also sharing with us his veiws on "hope".
    bl7es34on March 31, 2009   Link

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