I wake up in the afternoon
Empty walls make up the room
And I'm wishing for one thing
To give myself the strength to keep myself alive
Long enough to make sure you don't try
To turn out anything like me
Another fraud, another fake
Don't pretend you're not the one who's wrong

You're keeping me sane when I'm feeling alone
I wield my heart and my flesh and bones
Don't leave me to die by myself
I can't live without you

Saw my treatment through the blinds
Calling me from these confines
There's only so many more days
Until you're cast away from ever seeing me
They won't understand, they'll never see
The way you medicate my head
Without you here, I'm left for dead
Don't pretend you're not the one who's wrong

You're keeping me sane when I'm feeling alone
I wield my heart and my flesh and bones
Don't leave me to die by myself
I can't live without you
Without you here

You're all I have
In a world that judges long before it sees
You're all I have
In a place that hates me and only wants to
Push me down now I'm forsaken
Past the point I'll bend you'll break me
I won't be fine, you're all mistaken
Don't pretend you're not the one who's wrong

Don't you pretend it's gonna be okay
Don't lie and say it's better off this way
Don't pretend you're not the one who's wrong
You're not the one who's wrong
Don't pretend

You're keeping me sane when I'm feeling alone
I wield my heart and my flesh and bone
Don't leave me to die by myself
I can't live without you here (Don't you pretend, don't you pretend)
Without you here (Don't lie and say)

You're not the one who's wrong
You're keeping me safe when I'm feeling alone
You're not the one who's wrong
Don't leave me to die when I'm feeling alone
I can't live without you
Don't pretend you're not the one who's wrong


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    General CommentIf you understand the rest of ASITS this should be simple. The songs about his daughter, who stayed with him after their house was burnt down and him and his wife split. He doesn't want her to turn out like him "anothr fraud, another fake" because he's actaully the one who caught his house on fire in the song, "A Great Fire".

    Btw, in the next song, his daughter is actually taken from him.
    SeairaRayneon April 11, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI agree with SeairaRayne, his daughter is the only thing he has living for, and he thinks shes gonna be taken from him by his wife, who he says to her:

    "Don't you pretend it's gonna be okay
    Don't lie and say it's better off this way
    Don't pretend you're not the one who's wrong
    You're not the one who's wrong
    Don't pretend"

    He thinks its her fault that they're family is broken up because she cheated on him with his best friend, but she thinks hes the one who's wrong for burning down their house, and so she wants to take her away from him, but no one understands he needs her to live.
    Immortal0Martyron June 01, 2009   Link

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