It's eating me away
I said to God
It's rotting in my mind
It's like a cancer

Is there anything, anything
At all to numb the nothingness?
I need a reason to breathe
It's eating me away

Save me from my rage
And my humanity
I'm more nothing than being
Is this my legacy?
Feel it eating me away
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

Eating me away
It nibbles at my brain
The question of my existence
And the matter of pain

I shake my fist, I shake my fist
At the cosmos and my insignificance
I need a reason to breathe
It's eating me away

All that I am, all that I want
All that I lack
Come on and save me

All that I am, all that I want
All that I lack
Come on and save me

Save me from my rage
And my humanity
I'm more nothing than being
Is this my legacy?
Feel it eating me away

All that I am, all that I want
All that I lack
Come on and save me

All that I am, all that I want
All that I lack
Come on and save me

It's eating me away
Save me from my rage
And my humanity
I'm more nothing than being
Is this my legacy?

Save me from my rage
And my humanity
I'm more nothing than being
Is this my legacy?
Feel it eating me away
(Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)



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Eating Me Away Lyrics as written by Korene M Cooper John Landrum Cooper

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    General CommentThis person seems to think that he is nothing and is not sure what his purpose is in life. All he knows is that he "needs a reason to breath" and is worried that when he is gone is this going to be his "legacy" are people going to remember him for doing nothing. Basically he hates this nothingness and looks at life knowing that to the world he is insignificant compared to the millions of people and the size of the universe and he want someone, God to save him from this nothingness. Well thats my take on it anyway
    Evilsheepon May 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is actually, about a man who is consumed in his sin, and is asking Jesus for help, "Save me..." Yea!
    RaWk4ChRiSton January 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is the most emo christian song ever. The bacin' vocals work great though!
    Aerofrogon February 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentamong skillet's best
    probably my favorite
    yeerk86on July 12, 2009   Link

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