Alone I sit, I wonder why
You dream of love and so do I
But in your sleep you cannot see
This pain which is always haunting me
What I need I'll never feel
This world is for me unreal
So I drink to darkness with a candle lit
And through the whole night alone I sit
The sleeping beauty
She stops the bleeding
She stops the bleeding in my soul
She is fresh air in this stinking world
The more I drink, the more I see
That suicide could be the key
To the place called paradise
Where pain not dwells, not hate nor lies
But if I look beyond all this
I reckon something I would surely miss
Because in my dreams I rule my life
And the sleeping beauty is my wife
The sleeping beauty
She stops the bleeding
She stops the bleeding in my dreams
She is fresh air in this stinking world


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    General Commentthe girl in your dreams and secret love of your life that really doesn't exsist, but brings light into the world. but in the end, maybe it sort of becomes a paranoia..
    TX9on June 06, 2003   Link
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    General CommentGothic beauty. This song is fucking amazing.
    Lateralus518on June 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSomeone tell me why they are not famous. They are a zillion times better and more layered musically than opeth. Then why?
    mann101891on August 06, 2014   Link
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    General CommentSomeone tell me why they are not famous. They are a zillion times better and more layered musically than opeth. Then why?
    mann101891on August 06, 2014   Link
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    Song MeaningThis song is about Opium.
    MaLaRiaon May 23, 2015   Link

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