the air tears at my skin - robbing my veins of the life i had hoped to have. you killed a part of me tonight and left the frozen air to finish the job. so now i realize the cowardice you kept behind your bloodshot eyes and awkward frame was calling the shots...and i was left depleted - grinning like a retard who thought you were there when you'd retreated. i'm slowing down into a shallow circle while my heartbeat fills the gaps between sporadic and failing gasps. i'm face down in the mud with eyes still bruised and purple while my heartbeat fills the gaps between sporadic and failing gasps...and i swear if i could take this knife out of my back, i would - but between the loss of blood and the loss of my trust in you, i don't think it'd do any good. if love existed we wouldn't be so soft and easy to ruin.


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    General Comment This song is a life saver. I just got broken up with and have been listening to it forever. It's like, You fall in love, thinking that a person will always be there for you, and slowly, as the decay sets in, they start to leave you, wounded and alone, and it takes you a very long time for you to realize it. It feels as though this person has not only wounded you emotionally, but mentally as well, and though you would like to stop the pain, you can't seem to find a way to. They promised you forever, and you blindly believed this, and so when they started to show this corruption, you stood there, as you were in the beginning, not knowing their true thoughts and feelings. The only thing that you know now is that if love - true love- really existed, then it wouldn't be so easy to be hurt by something that wasn't the real thing, becasue if you loose true love, it's will hurt a hell of a lot worse. That's what this song means to me.
    Queen_Of_Painon May 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI am Queen_Of_Pain. All that stuff is from me. I just changed names cos this one is so much prettier.
    Stars Scar Her Eyeson May 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe songs about being betrayed in love. not just left. but really brutalized. it's beautiful.
    vexedon June 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe singing in the chorus is really the heart of the song. and the screaming really depicts the pain. i wish i really knew this song when i saw BNO live, i just picked up the cd afterwards, and hope i see em again
    AlkalineThursdayon July 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. i shall now be left depleated
    empty_satireon July 20, 2002   Link
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    General Comment Wow.... 2 words... Amazing song.
    JohnnyXon August 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentits so painful and beautiful and heartfelt and just.... wow
    sparkling_rageon September 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commentits so painful and beautiful and heartfelt and just.... wow
    beautifulon September 03, 2002   Link
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    General Comment(by the way i wrote that sparkling_rage one by accident!)
    beautifulon September 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWhere can I sample this song? What genre is this band?
    whoadieon September 04, 2002   Link

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