I wasn't sure if I should stay or go
I had covered for you for way too long
This isn't how it's supposed to be
And it's taken it's toll on me
I'm so disgusted with myself
You told me they'd never find out
They wouldn't care, they wouldn't believe me
I hope you let me sleep tonight

You creep up on me when she's not around, not around to save me
Why can't you just go away
What if I can't forget anything, everything
What if I wait here, what if I stand here waiting

I'm falling apart
You made me lay there hopelessly
I couldn't scream a word, I couldn't push away
If this is what you need to get off, I'd hate to see what's next for you
Are you disgusted with yourself?
She'd have you slaughtered and hope you burn in hell

You creep up on me when she's not around, not around to save me
Why can't you just go away
What if I can't forget anything, everything
What if I wait here, what if I stand here waiting

You mother fucker I hope you burn in hell
I hope you know what you've caused me
You are the one that's ruined me.


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    General CommentOh. And I'm pretty sure this song is about molestation; He claims that he feels disgusted with himself, and that the person harming them has ruined their life and that he/she creeps around when 'she', perhaps a mother, isn't around. The thing that really makes me think this is "If this is what you need to get off, I'd hate to see what's next for you". The person causing the harm also tells him that no one will ever believe him if he tried telling anyone. He obviously just wants him to go away. Really deep stuff.
    JensenJuxtapositionxon October 26, 2010   Link
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    General CommentFirst off, I want to say I love the way he writes these songs. They're very disturbing, but he's stated before that all of these songs are based on events his friends or people he knows have lived through. And nothing gets me more pissed off than a child molester or a wife beater so it just gets me more pumped to get in the pit.

    But yeah, I pretty much agree. Every night the boy has to sit by and watch his sibling get molested; unable to do anything to stop this he's disgusted with himself. While the middle paragraphs are about the author getting molested and hoping his mother/maternal figure can stop this.
    HtD_Sherlockon November 28, 2010   Link
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    General CommentLOVE this fucking song.
    Damn. I can't to see them with Death of An Era and Like Moths To Flames.
    JensenJuxtapositionxon October 26, 2010   Link

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