So I'm looking at this bottle, and this bottle, it speaks to me. It says get off the fucking train, so I jumped down.
These metaphors are for assholes, and I'm not different. I'll get to what I mean, but slowly.
Roses and poetry; that's all you want to be?
It's not alive, and not dead. It's looking for a reason to be.
Not alive, and not dead. You give me goals impossible and I get further from my own.
If these were lies then I wouldn't be leaving. You had to need me.
I tried this once before. It's just as insulting. What for?
It's not alive, and not dead. Looking for a reason to be?
Can we find a balance, a medium?
My anger was a heavy weight you bore. Now I'm balancing meteors. I want to see you.

But not alive, and not dead. Show me what you used to be.
I was looking at this bottle and the words made sense to me, because it was all a fucking dream.
A lie.
I'm not alive, and Iím not dead. I just see my goals are impossible and I get further from them all.
These mocking words. We buried both.
What a world without you holds, I had to know.

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    General CommentHm.. I think he's drinking because he went trough something difficult, like a failed relationship.
    I think 'It's not alive, but not dead.' refers to the relationship he and his girlfriend now have, as opposed to what they had.
    Anyway, I think this song is about relationships.
    Kurodaon November 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about an unhealthy relationship that isnt really doing anything good for either person involved, so he kinda puts the relationship on hold "not alive, not dead" to see "what a world without you holds"
    McNizzleon November 19, 2007   Link

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