We are the ones with the radiating eyes.
We are the ones who have a fire inside.
We are the ones only we can recognize.
We've been rejected (we've been rejected)- Suffered the ignorance,
suffered the selfishness,
been pushed so far down now comes our time to surface.
Turn from the light, that made them all go blind.
We've been protected (we've been protected)
ALL ARISE TO WHAT WE BRING,
OUTSTRETCHED HANDS,
UNFOLDED WINGS.
We've hurt ourselves,
and I feel the sting of broken hearts and burning wings...


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    General CommentI think the best part of this song is that he capitalizes "We".... like they're not just a bunch of normal kids, they're a powerful important group.

    This is definately one of my favorite AFI songs, ever. To me, it means something like all the outcast kids have been through suffering and humilatin but now they're better people because of it.
    Telephonneon November 05, 2005   Link

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