"Self Inflicted" as written by and Katy/cutler Perry....
Remember when I dove
Into the crowd
And I got a bloody knee
Under my skin
A mark from wiping out
It brings back the memories
Every bone's been broken
And my heart is still wide open

I can't stop
Don't care if I lose
Baby you are the weapon I choose
These wounds are self inflicted
I'm going down in flames for you
Baby you are the weapon I choose
These wounds are self inflicted
One more thing I'm addicted too

With each scar there's a map
That tells a story
What a souvenir of Young
Love's like jumping out
An airplane riding a tidal
Wave on an ocean of emotion
My heart rips me wide open


And I cover up these scars
(We'll make it we'll make it
But we break it)
And I can't stop seeing stars
(Lets hope not die)
Whenever you're around


I can't stop no I can't stop
No I can't stop
Oh I'm going out in flames
Oh I'm going down in flames
Baby you are the weapon I choose
Baby you are the weapon I choose

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"Self Inflicted" as written by Katy/cutler Perry

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    General Commentthe guy she was with hurt her so much, she's left with so many scars from their pervious relationship but she loves him so much, she doesnt care if the relationship doesnt work she wants him again and again. he's her "weapon" because he hurts her.

    The line "We’ll make it we’ll make it but we break it" indicates that this isn't their first time getting back together.
    aiimhighhitlowon July 15, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwell my oppinion on the song is different from all yours but,,

    i think its about cutting yourself. self inflicted wounds? the cutts. choosing your wepon? love, representing the razor. brings back memories? of why she did it. addicted too? once you do it, it becomes addicting. evry SCAR has a story? of why you did it. covering the scars? dont care if i loose?

    really must i go on with this because i think i made my piont here. but i think its about cutting so thats my oppinion so take that how you want.
    rainbowelfon June 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of my favourite songs of all time.
    SophieSomethingon June 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCatchy song!
    Pinkbutterflyon June 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHaha ok.
    This is what I think it means, Im probably totally wrong but whatever.

    I think it means that she will choose the guy no matter what, "I cant stop, dont care if i lose."she realizes that their relationship will only be in the good in the way that they love each other. she knows that itll mess everything else up hence "im going down in flames for you."

    i dont know. thats just what i think.
    Cardiophobiacon June 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with Cardiophobiac :)
    white_stone_3on June 30, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAwesome song.
    I think this song means that she's going to take a chance on love, and if it doesn't work out then she created the wounds, but she won't let past heartaches get in her way of finding love.
    bam218on July 04, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentomg. STORY OF MY LIFE
    xbrokensoundsxon September 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti really think this song is about a girl that's not with the guy. they fuck but there's nothing more than that. she know what she's in for but the feeling is so good that the reprecutions are wounds that eventually leave scars...
    >I can’t stop
    Don’t care if I lose<
    to know what it feels like is bittersweet bc u get what u want but then you feel the aftershock and it makes the situation not just feel like a weapon but also a drug...one that u can't get enough of...and no matter how much u get u still want more.
    Chant16on October 04, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI don't agree with GodsGunsAndGlory, because one line talks about young love, and hs esays "baby' a lot, which I doubt is religious in this situation.
    FindingForeveron October 28, 2008   Link

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