Broken records, buzzing flies, empty bottles.
Graphic evidence of a war
As it heals,
Scratch the itch, pick the scab, don't let it seal.
This is a martyr's scar.

Oh and if I wallow here,
It's my history to burn.
These are my lessons to learn
But for now, one more round
Then I'll go.

I'll send you pictures of us when we were deluded,
Don't you think it was a beautiful high?
Look at Coco's princess dress,
Hazel eyes depict an optimistic, youthful alibi.

Oh, and if I wallow here,
It's my history to burn.
These are my lessons to learn.
But for now, one more round

Then I'll go.

So we made some plans and told the folks and told a lie or two, but that's all secondary stuff.
The disappointment was electric,
But you don't know it because you've never been in love.

Oh, and if I wallow here,
It's my history to burn.
These are my lessons to learn,
But for now, one more round
Then I'll go


Lyrics submitted by hopeful_canyon

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    General Comment"The disappointment was electric,
    But you don't know it because you've never been in love."
    Wow. That line is so intense.
    hopeful_canyonon December 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about failed love. It's about a man (assumption made because song by a man) who has had a failed marriage (probably marriage). It's about him "wallow"ing in his memories of what was. He mentions "look at Coco's preincess dress depectiving optomistic youthful alabies." Which can be read as the man looking at a photo of his daughter and the youthful ignorance of the pain and heartache that love can lead to, and when he calls her an "alibi" it could mean that the child was used by the parents as a reason why their love failed.

    "
    Scratch the itch pick the scab don't let it seal this is a martyr's scar" is about how the man places importance on wallowling in the pain the feeling he is a victim, a martyr.

    It's a song about sadness, lost love, self pitty, and grief. It's touching a moving, and beautiful as only the truth can be.
    dizzykon July 20, 2010   Link

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