One last time.
Why? You change yourself into something different.
Why? You change for no one Else's but the whole worlds.
Expectations.

You dug yourself real deep this time.
So lose the shovel.
You dug yourself real deep this time.
So listen here.

Lean on this crutch or be trampled!

Look back at this filthy world it's what we are left with.

This filthy world, it's what were left with.

Try turning this around.

I just look back at the filthy world, and I bow down.
Cry out.

Love is reflection, painted deep, drowning in your own self-reflections.

Drowning in your own, disconnected reflections.

We're all torn from this.
We're all torn.
Disconnected.
Reflections.


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    My InterpretationThis is just my analysis, but I'm fairly sure I have it right.

    "Why? You change yourself into something different.
    Why? You change for no one Else's but the whole worlds.
    Expectations."

    These lines are basically saying that you should change based on what you want to be; not what society wants you to be.

    "You dug yourself real deep this time.
    So lose the shovel.
    You dug yourself real deep this time.
    So listen here."

    This part is adding on to the previous section saying that you're getting yourself stuck by not being who you are. "So lose the shovel" is saying you should stop getting yourself into an even worse situation.

    "Lean on this crutch or be trampled!"

    I believe this line is describing how a lot of people think the world works. To "lean on this crutch" is to just try to fit in instead of be yourself. To "be trampled" would basically mean to be disliked by others, unpopular, and so on.

    "Look back at this filthy world it's what we are left with."

    This line is basically telling us to look at the world that we messed up so badly, and that it's all we have.

    "Try turning this around."

    This line is telling us that trying to make the world a better place is much better than simply giving up and adding to the world's problems.

    "I just look back at the filthy world, and I bow down.
    Cry out."

    This line is saying he is disappointed in what he sees in the world.

    "Love is reflection, painted deep, drowning in your own self-reflections."

    This line is important. It's saying that people will love you for what you already see when you look in the mirror; not what you want to see. "Painted deep" means that it runs deeper than skin; that it's your personality as well that will always shine through. "Drowning in your own self-reflections" means that you are caring too much about how you appear to others.

    "We're all torn from this.
    We're all torn.
    Disconnected.
    Reflections."

    This is kind of saying that we've derailed from the once unique world that was a supporter of creativity. "Disconnected reflections" symbolizes, again, what doesn't matter when you look in the mirror.

    Hope that cleared a few things up!

    -Aaron
    AaronDeister98on February 15, 2014   Link

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