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Hold my hands.
Yes hold them close, so tightly.
For so long I have felt this fear.
Take deep breaths.
Don't give up here just yet.
You swear your ending's somewhere near.

I was there.
Pulling into my driveway.
Running straight to the front door.
As to see.
Her tell my family he had stopped intake long before.

After that, coming from every angle.
A thousand things running through my head.
Didn't expect it now.
No not now, why it's so soon.
Yet I'm still poised and offering as I tread the living room.

You held me higher.
Then I thought I could climb.
I'd just say no.
I trusted you.

Guilty me.
I treated you like shit.
And you were all I ever wanted in me.
I owe you it too.
Because I miss my last chance to say.
That I love you.

I caught a glimpse of his legs.
Collapsed in black, leaning over the slaves.
A place that I used to call home (call my home).
In that street, that house where I came from.

Guilty me.
I treated you like shit.
And you were all I ever wanted in me.
I owe you it too.
Because I miss my last chance to say.
That I love you.

Hold my hands.
Yes hold them close, so tightly.
For so long I have felt this fear.
Take deep breaths.
Don't give up here just yet.
You swear your ending's somewhere near.

I was there.
Pulling into my driveway.
Running straight to the front door.
As to see.
Her tell my family he had stopped intake long before.

Guilty me.
I treated you like shit
And you were all I ever wanted in me.
I owe you it too.
Because I missed my last chance to say.
That I love you.


Lyrics submitted by BornOfMaya, edited by bac0n

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  • +1
    General CommentI think I'ts about a guys ghost its a rad song + BAND.
    chon123456on August 24, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's about his dad.
    sqlxon October 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeaa sglx is right. his dad died
    PortraitOfAngelson December 10, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSounds like his dad might have committed suicide.
    rockmedjentlyon December 20, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHis dad did pass. Pretty sure intake refers to his air intake...
    Z4CK4RYon February 09, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHis dad did not kill himself. It is about his father passing away though
    PortraitOfAngelson February 20, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentim pretty sure this song is about his dad dying from a heart attack. "Running straight to the front door
    as to see her tell my family he had stopped intake long before" describes how he ran into his house to find out his father's lungs had stopped intaking air and he had passed away and he never had the chance to say that he loved him. Not to mention that after that line it continues "After that, coming from every angle, a thousand things running through my head" shows that it was a huge event in his life
    Eisenhornon April 25, 2012   Link

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