who i’ve sworn to be.
a promise in pencil
that years have made so hard to read.
i’ve spent my life building walls
brick by brick and bruise by bruise...

a birdcage religion that whispered me to sleep.
but time is spinning silk
that coils ruthlessly;
with the devil’s patience,
it binds my hands so quietly
that soon it becomes a part of me.

so soften these edges and straighten out my tie.
and help me remember
the hope that i have compromised.

please be a broken record for me.


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    Lyric CorrectionThe first line is "So slowly I'm losing
    who I've sworn to be."

    I love this song. I think it's a song about losing your way in life and meeting someone who helps you get back on track.
    Val1618on February 11, 2010   Link

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