that night you spoke such soft words, onvincing me of your dirty love. That night you left me so unsure of what love was. Unsure, unsure. You ripped innocence away from a little boy and now I am today, an object of your lust. Your secret you hide so well, you hide behind all your lies. But i refuse to hide in your shadow anymore. You taught me how to live a lie, to never open up insdie. Someone could slit your throat, for what you've done to me.


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    is this song about an older person having sex with a MUCH younger person. I'm not sure but thats how it sounds. Almost like forced sex. dirty old men having sex with little girls, thats the image I get from this song. It rocks, especially when He says "Your secret you hide so well, you hide behind all your lies." with the guitar in the background. sound awesome. PTW forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Josh_Moneyon June 10, 2003   Link
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    the last lyrics is "Someone SHOULD slit your throat, for what you've done to me." oh well, honest typo... OR IS IT?

    Josh_Moneyon June 10, 2003   Link
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    Actually, I quite honestly don't think this song is about sex at all. Actually, I quite honestly don't think this song is about sex at all. It seems more to be about a guy who believed his girlfriend love him, to find out that she never really did. When he refers to “your dirty love” in the first line of the song, I feel that he isn’t referring to it as a sexual love, but rather an unclean, soiled love. The secret he refers to, that she hides so well, most likely refers to when she said “I love you.” He believes that she doesn’t mean it anymore, and really questions whether she ever did.

    It’s such a horrible feeling to be hurt, and a lot of the Saved by Grace songs reflect that.

    ::diveinpuddles8::

    diveinpuddles8on June 18, 2003   Link

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