These sweat-saoked sheets
They cling to me
To the backs of my knees
I'm wonderin' why
I didnt try to leave
The words you spoke
They made me choke
On the air that I breathe
I'm out of luck, and now I'm stuck here


But you're my mistake
And it's far too late to turn back now
So pull me out
I've fallen down again
You're my mistake
And it's far too late to turn back now
So pull me out
I've fallen down again
I've fallen down again


The void within
Plugged up with sin
Is making me sick
I realized that I despize me
The world shut down
I pushed it out
When i should have run
You stole my youth
But you're not the truth at all

Chorus

I swear to christ my life
Just give me strength so I can fight this


Chorus x2

I've fallen down again x3


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    General CommentI always thought this song was kinda "christian"

    it sounds like shes regretful of "giving herself" to some guy...


    wats anyone else's take?
    memoirs2008on March 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI can see where you're coming for, but to me it means something else:

    I see her as seeing an old boyfriend and she ends up sleeping with him. He was probablly her first love and ended badly and here she is regretting that she had sex with him. I think she's more dissapointed with herself than anything because she promised herself that she would never do this again but she is anyway. So she's praying to God that he'll get her through this.

    that's just my opinion.
    technicolorgirl15on July 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWhen I hear this song, it makes me think of a guy that she may have initially hooked up with for fun but eventually started to fall for him.

    "The void within
    Plugged up with sin
    Is making me sick
    I realized that I despise me"

    She's upset at herself for falling for this guy, but she's so far deep into their "relationship" that she knows it's going to be difficult for her to get over him. She wants so desperately to move on.

    "I swear to christ my life
    Just give me strength so I can fight this"

    Her mistake was starting something with this guy and letting him into her life.
    GTR57on October 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI forgot to mention that she let this guy into her life because she was feeling lonely. Having sex with him temporarily took care of any loneliness or "void" in her life. She knows that it's wrong to have sex with this guy just because she's feeling alone, and afterwards she gets upset and "sick" with herself for doing so.
    GTR57on October 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of my top 5 all time favorite songs. I fell in love with Michelle Featherstone because of this song and was able to discover all of her great music. Then we became facebook friends and actually chatted!! She’s super nice and a true talent!

    I first heard this song on “The Hills” and it fitted perfectly to Lauren’s situation at the time. Later on, I found it very close to things that were going on in my personal life as well. That regretful feeling that you get when you were with the wrong person for so long… how you can’t let go even when you know it’s wrong… and how you end up hating yourself for being so weak. In the end she promises herself strength… enough strength to quit whoever she’s clinging to and stop hurting herself.

    At the time I heard this song I was sleeping with someone who I loved, but didn’t love me back and just used me whenever I was convenient. It meant so much to me because of what I felt, until I realized how degrading it was. This song helped me understand how I would eventually feel if that kept going… I love it..
    chrisguzman16on March 23, 2009   Link

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