We’re reading psalms to the dead
Lighting candles to make amends
For a voice never to speak again
Six feet under for what never should’ve been

Stop living like you walk on water
Looking down on all those left to drown
Stop living like you walk on water
Looking down on all those left to drown

And you know I couldn't find the words before
Only if I had another day left here
I’d tell you, I'd tell you
If I had another day to try to take away your pain
Now you're so far out of reach
It’s a lesson you can't teach

You love and you lose
I wish that you know
That it's just a lesson you can't teach
You love and you lose
I wish that you know
That it's just a lesson you can't teach

I’ve seen the scars you’ve tried to hide
Searching for answers when you look to the sky
Say I’m liar, say I’m a fake
I’m far from a saint
So I’ll live with my mistakes

If I'm a liar, if I'm a fake
I’ll take all these sins
And you can burn me at the stake
I’ll take all these sins
And you can burn me at the stake

And you know I couldn't find the words before
Only if I had another day left here
I’d tell you, I'd tell you
If I had another day to try to take away your pain
Now you're so far out of reach
It’s a lesson you can't teach

You love and you lose
I wish that you know
That it's just a lesson you can't teach
You love and you lose
I wish that you know
That it's just a lesson you can't teach

Son of God, are you listening?
Son of God, can you hear my cry?
We put our faith into you
How could you just watch them die?
Son of God, are you listening?
Son of God, can you hear my cry?
We put our faith into you
How could you just watch us die?


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    My InterpretationIt's interesting... at first, I thought it was about an asshole person who thought of themselves as 'better' than everyone else. Like, holy and that they were God's gift to the world.

    The last verse is what trips this up, kind of.
    "Son of God, are you listening?
    Son of God, can you hear my cry?
    We put our faith into you
    How could you just watch them die?"
    Blessthefall is Roman-Catholic, so their religion can bleed into their music (even though they don't want to be known as a 'Christian band'). This part seems oddly blasphemous, like they're talking about Jesus Christ and how, even thought they put faith in him, he did not answer. Asking like, "where were you? when we prayed for help, and you did nothing? are you even real? or a lie?"

    Or, if that's too much of a stretch, they could be talking about said asshole person in a sarcastic context, like: "If you're as holy as you say you are, prove it. Save us and don't leave us." When said person cannot do that, blessthefall says "I knew it, bitch. Stop treating yourself like a god when you're nowhere near sacred"

    Two ways to look at it, I guess
    iredpoeton October 22, 2015   Link

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