Caught in a world that's plagued by something they call love
A paradigm of illness is the beast I have become
The sights that I have seen could nearly bring me to my knees
I've seen exactly what it is, I never wanna be, but

I keep it deep inside myself
It's within me
Keep it deep within yourself
And sink with me

Last night I had the misfortune to see it all first hand
"Evacuate the premises", was the innate first command
What drives the need for all of this, will I ever understand?
Has someone failed to tell me of this master plan? But

I keep it deep inside myself
It's within me
Keep it deep within yourself
And sink with me

I keep it deep inside myself
It's within me
Keep it deep within yourself
And sink with me

With me, with me, with me, with me, wait



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The Mother in Me Lyrics as written by David Paden Marchand Adam A Carson

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    He saw some horrible accident first hand and lost a loved one. he doesnt see the "master plan" of why this person was taken away. someone at the scene probably said "evacuate the premises". he keeps the images deep within himself.

    Malleuson August 19, 2002   Link
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    I love this song...I'm kinda confused about the relevance of the title...Malleus interpretation of the song seems to make sense, it seems like it is a pretty tragic song.

    Madcappunkon April 15, 2003   Link
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    I thinks about relationships in general - like what is the fuckin point anyway? "'Evacuate the premises'" i think means the girl told him to leave. He's saying "love" is a fucking waste anyway. He never wanted to get attached to anyone and that is what he has done. It's as if Davey thinks he's lost all rational thought "what it is I never want to be," "beast I have become"

    procrastinatingbumon April 22, 2003   Link
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    You all think this stuff is about love, don't you? I think Malleus has the right idea. And no matter how "Tragic" this song seems, it seems so cool. God, I love it.

    sonknuck23on January 23, 2006   Link
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    great song, its about drugs and when you were on drugs it changes you into something you never way to be, so you wake up and become a mother

    dejavulaon August 15, 2007   Link
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    It's not about drugs! I think Malleus pretty much got it right.

    MissNeuroticon December 16, 2007   Link
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    "You're too far away Too far away to touch And this mother's love inside me Hurts too much" -The Dream by The Cure

    laurelinwyntreon May 12, 2008   Link

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