I was born into this world no identity of my own
So, I believed every word that my sweet mother told
When I was a child, I learned the devil ways
I could fight with the best of them
I could resist the pain
As I became a man, I learned life`s mysteries
But there was always something hidden away from me

I was a head looking` for a bullet, loose your head!
Looking for a bullet.

This deceptive place lies and politics
I`ve been on the edge agitation has set in
I see the trouble is coming again
Minds of wrath are rising within
When the worlds were framed
I was standing there
The things that are seen were not made
Of things which do appear

In the desert of my mind in the in-part realm of time
At the Place of the Skull count all my bones

In the valley of decision on the island of despair
Cut off my way of thinking I will see you there


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    My Interpretation At first, I couldn't find anything to do with Christ in this, even though Bride is a christian band. I hope this helps:

    The first verse explains his childhood, growing up in an un-Christlike environment. The thing hidden away from him was Jesus.

    Since he was without Christ, he was essentially a "head looking for a bullet".

    The second verse explains the sinful world he grew up in, and how it agitated him.

    "The things that are seen were not made
    of things which do appear"
    This phrase tells how he realizes that God created this world.

    "In the desert of my mind in the in-part realm of time
    At the Place of the Skull count all my bones"
    He lays his sinful body at the cross on Golgotha, the "Place of the Skull".

    "In the valley of decision on the island of despair
    Cut off my way of thinking I will see you there"
    He had reached a place of despair, and hence reached a "valley of decision" (did he want to be content with the way he's living?). He chose not to be content and turned to Christ. This is when he laid his sins at the Place of the Skull. His sinful way of thinking was cut off, and the last line states how he will help you get where he got, which is with Christ.
    mysilverfishon April 28, 2009   Link

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