The girl you used to tease is
rolling up her sleeves.
She finds everything she needs
in the pages of the books she reads.

So angry all she tastes is flame.
Her heart it churns in beats like trains.

What you do and don't believe,
doesn't mean a thing to me.
Who we "are," to some degree,
are the promises we choose to keep.

We will speak before we know.
Will we reach but never go?
We are all flame.

Take drugs and stay awake for days.

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    General Comment'Take drugs and stay awake for days' now my only drug is music, but with "don't let it fade" this is my favourite SB song.I specially love that repetitive guitar...
    babaltaon June 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHis girl has moved on without him. They are not the same people as when they started out . . . and he is angry about it.
    ChaosFluro24on October 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti read a quote how ackerman (drummer) wrote this song about his wife, and this kind of avalanched and led to his
    poly800rockon March 30, 2006   Link

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