the bridge I build you seem to tear down
you said you liked how it looks
lying on the ground

do you like it whem i'm poor, when I beg
seems I take two steps forward
then you break both my legs

don't cry for me
don't turn around
know you've got other empires
to burn down

death strikes quick the needle she stings
pain seems so fitting
on these broken strings

kingdom's built on love for myself
lost in my ambitions
now cast to the seas

drowning in an ocean of tides
where excess and pity
seem to coincide

don't cry for me
don't turn around
know you've got other empires
to burn down


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    General CommentThis song is pretty amazing, its a shame it wasn't on the the LP. As for the meaning, pretty self explanatory. That first line, gets me everytime. Stephen is quite the wordsmith.
    chunx69on April 22, 2011   Link

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