you are listening to the phone ring
like a church bell sounding out the hour
and the ringing
cuts the silence like a knife
leaving little pieces left of your life
you are watching
the night shadows grow tall
swallowing you in terror
like the phone on the wall

shake me down to the soils of a dream
take me whole and take me clean
take me from this reality cold and mean
cold and mean

but i can't answer
i can't speak to anyone
not until i witness the next rising of the sun
its this darkness
like a leadweight in my shoe
i couldn't rise to answer
even if i wanted to

shake me down to the soils of a dream
take me whole and take me clean
take me from this reality cold and mean


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Cold and Mean/Answering Machine song meanings
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    General CommentThks is my favoritf Ani song. I like it so much because it"is so h`ppy. It entails that in"the futtre thinfs will get bettgr but rhght now0reality is in a"sad state and nnbody understandc.
    mixiepon November 30, -0001   Link

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