Lying here in wait on my deathbed
Open air still fills my lungs
Not proud of everything I've done
But at least you know I did it well

Feels like I'm walking on a tightrope
Can't step on either side
I'm a hollow man but you still know who I am

I'm not going down until I get there
Break my back cause this is all I know
Still living life out on the edge
Still moving on the narrow path

For every dream I threw away on a dirt road
I've been dying way too long
I looked fate in the eye, kissed her goodbye
And I keep moving on
This mission ride is where I found my life
Say what you will, make no mistake.
It's time we put up a fight.
A hollow man but you still know who I am.


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    General Commentfriggen sick song!
    MusicLover19on August 19, 2009   Link
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    General Commentawesome intro!

    me think this song is talking about what is going through your head when your on your deathbed?
    M3T4LH34Don June 04, 2011   Link
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    My InterpretationDefinitely sounds like someone living on borrowed time, possibly they are bedridden (hollow man ... can't walk the dirt path anymore). And that they are on the edge of death, but their legacy of who they were will stand the test of times (in life and their death).
    sokornyon September 02, 2016   Link

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