your eyes push shards of glass to mince my defenses
I never thought i’d feel this way - memories haunting every breath
it frightens me to know I can never be rid of you
after a year, you still stir something in me
the hate has faded but the disgust remains.
I recall when only warmth and acceptance filled your eyes.
if I could understand - what turned you against me
if I could just understand - what hardened your stare into scorn
what was it worth to you - to turn me inside out?
you became he that we hated - left me with scarlet eyes
and an empty chest - its been a year and I still feel nauseous
brown eyes cut into me - parting once friendly flesh
I burned your pictures away - but I can;t stop remember whens
the city has not felt the same since
though your stare has hardened - this cold contempt makes me wonder
could an ounce of guilt boil in your blood?
this blood we shared - seeps from an ever present truth
a missing piece of my past - still makes me crawl the other way
no I can’t forgive - as you embody my regret
you are the living proof - that i’ll never ever trust again
I never really told you what you had meant to me
ere my lungs met the ire of your voracious mouth.
so now I walk alone through the ashes of our ties.
my mind flooding with memories of endless summer drives.
i’d love to talk with you to fully understand
what finally drove you to this choice - to smash my heart
but some things are better left unsaid.

Lyrics submitted by big_zig

To You, Contortionist song meanings
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  • +1
    General Commentyeah, they are great... but what's with the 12 year old girl typing -_-
    hatebreederon October 07, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThey are not hard-core, little girl. They are metal.
    Selfmutilizedon December 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdefinitely. this band is fucking awesome
    rock_n_rollon April 10, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHow is The Black Dahlia Murder hardcore? I think they sound pretty death metal dont you?
    hrehocikjon November 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!

    BDM=RIDICULOUSLY IMITATIVE, i apologize for saying so, FAST
    060606on February 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHey Selfmutilized, I was referring to the first entry here. I wasn't asking if they were hardcore asshole. Why don't you read everything before making dick head comments, little girl.
    hrehocikjon March 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBlack Dahlia is pretty much black/death.
    WakeToLifeon December 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentahahah..12 year old girl typing LaWl!! Anyway they are death metal for the most part but i can see why u might think they are metalcore.
    XslipknotX90on March 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmetal??? i can MAYBE see how some of there older stuff would be metalcore but ONLY for the fact that some off there older stuff woul be metal riffs with breakdowns which in a nutshell is the definition of "metalcore" but for the most there melodic death metal and badass may I add
    disasterpiece1989on March 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHaha no you're wrong.
    Melodic Death metal is Death Metal originating from Scandanavia, and Dahlia uses a similar style
    They consider themselves "Hardcore influenced death metal" The only thing black metal about them is the song miasma and the voice Trevor uses.
    This is anything but emo core.
    MyOwnBloodon May 25, 2006   Link

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