I should have left you a long time before this
Now it's too late to leave you
I sit here watching the hours go by thinking what am I about to do
And I'm sick of trying my best to decipher
The lies as they stream from your mouth
Many a time I just stood by the fire and wondered should I put it out

Put it out or let it burn
Put it out or let it burn

Yes, I should have left you a long time before this
I've been trapped in the walls of this house
You can try to set fire to the devil
But you can't burn the devil himself

Put it out or let it burn
Put it out or let it burn

Yes you can try to set fire to the devil
But you can't burn the devil himself
Many a time I just stood by the fire
And wondered should I put it out

Put it out or let it burn
Put it out or let it burn


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    Song Meaning"In 2003, I was approached by a filmmaker, Roger Maunder, to write songs for a feature-length film to be shot next summer called Mundy Pond. This song was written for a scene in which one of the female characters silently confronts her abusive husband. While he is passed out on the couch, she puts a pot of fat on the stove, turns on the burner, and walks out of the house." -- Colleen Power
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