don't wait up for me
i can't think straight
this time please don't freeze
just run from focus til i can't see

why am i the one
resenting everyone i love
don't wanna fake another smile
don't ever want to see you move on

why is it everything is all the same
even through all the fame
i stand beside myself inside of a joke
even when i admit to take the blame
and tarnish my own name
the guilt inside me causes myself to choke

all these dreams in me
achieved but still i don't feel complete
all alone somehow
this time there's nothing stopping me now
i'll reach my arms outside the windows
catching any breath i can
i'll need the strength to lie about
my perfect promised land
these words embodying them all
as herds of dolls before the fall
caked up in makeup
tracing circles in the sky until i call

coming to my senses
losing all i never had
i'm burning each and every photograph
to keep from looking bad
saving faces i've forgotten
save my own face, no exception
frame them safely, fake a smile
and say goodbye to my reflection

Lyrics submitted by imscared

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    General CommentTo me, this song embodies the fact that time can not mend every wound completely, sometimes the guilt of what we've done, and the anguish of knowing we get what we deserve sometimes (although sometimes unnecessarily magnified), is incredibly frustrating. No matter how far along we get in life, we'll always have something that we are not proud of.

    But it also teaches us to pick up where we were left, even alone, and continue on without thinking about it too much, because what else can we do?
    imscaredon March 09, 2009   Link

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