What have they done to me
To the air that I breathe and all I see
Diseased and abused and never free
Tell me what have they done to me

They took everything I had
And crushed it all into dust
Erased all my names so they all would seem
So long

So long
So lost

I pull myself from my wonder
To wander through the night
I'm a long long way from emptiness
So step aside

I might feel alive
I might feel alive
I might feel alive
But I nearly died
I might feel alive
I might feel alive
But I cried
For so long

So long

What have they done to me
To the birds that sing and the simple things
I hail down my curses
I can't seem to rest
But it's alright
It's alright

They took from me all that one could take
My children my loves my oceans of tears
It's all been borrowed so we must say
To sit in the kingdom of light

Now you know I wanna be
As free as one would wanna be
'Cause time won't let you walk away
Time won't let you be afraid

Don't be afraid
For too long
Too long

I might walk alone
I might walk alone
I might walk alone
But I nearly died
I might seem alive
I might seem alive
But I cried
I might walk alone
I might walk alone
I might walk alone
But I'm almost home
I might seem alive
I might seem alive
But I nearly died
I might seem alive
I might seem alive
I might seem alive
But I nearly died
I might seem alive
I might seem alive
But I nearly died
Yeah I nearly died
I might seem alive
I might seem alive
I might seem alive
But I nearly died
Yeah I nearly died
For so long


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    General Commentthis is a really good song ...good singing...a neat guitar sound...
    WriGGaLoon May 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbilly...

    i can't put words together its so unbelievable

    cheesy i know but nothing moves me the way zwan and the smashing pumpkins have.

    love.
    trash_kittyon August 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWhere is everyone getting these songs? Did Zwan make more than one album?
    Cam-winon June 02, 2006   Link

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