I have seen ten roses bleed,
seen new petals fall,
I have felt my soul tear.
I have felt nothing at all.
Watched what was vibrant fade as shadows fall.
I can see it's been done,
all that was pure has been eradicated.
I can see, it's all done.
Nothing can erase the damage done.
I have seen ten liars love,
seen two lovers lie, seen youth, blinded, smiling.
I have seen deceit handed down.
From the highest height,below the lowly.
I can see it's been done, all that was pure has been eradicated.
I have seen beasts bathed in glory, tread across the angels as they crawl.
Take it all away.
Regress to nothing.
Can someone please take these images from my mind?

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    General CommentEverything is tainted by the evil in this world.

    afipunk01on August 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHe is saying that the world went from being pure to being scorn with evil in every escense of life. he wants it all to go away.
    Malleuson August 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYep, Mallues couldn't have said it better myself.
    fuckyouallon August 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyep, I think Malleus got it right. This is a cool song, and theline "Nothing can erase the damage done." is also the line that is under the CD in the CD case of the A Fire Inside EP.
    Madcappunkon September 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commentlove love love this song
    star_9on September 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commentseen two lovers lie, seen youth, blinded, smiling.

    think how straightedge davey feels when there is youthful sex going on everyday...
    anathematicon June 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentVery gay song. Sounds like he's telling us his life experiencing. Wake up and smell the bleeding roses: NO ONE CARES!!!

    I'm sorry Malleus, but the world has never been pure. Remember back in the Garden of Eden, when Eve ate of that forbidden fruit? Call that pure?
    sweetnspicy656on June 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThink about the title... he's saying that he's seen too much of the way the world really works and that it's impure and it sickens him.
    punkpirateon January 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSweetnspicy, first of all, don't take religious material as fact on the history of the world. The world, however, as you basically said, has never been pure. But technically, if you say Eden existed, then at a time to you, there was only purity.

    As for this awesome song, I agree with punkpirate.
    Chanticleeron October 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHe's been exposed to everything; a little too much. I love how this song is screamed.
    Yeah sweetnspicy you can't randomly force your religion down our throats. That's fucking random and inaccurate.
    SoldYourSoulon June 14, 2007   Link

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