i'm tired
cynical and broken, but wiser
heavy with a sense of resentment
but i used to be so much different
i used to have so much faith
when i started
you knew that i always meant it
i knew i could make a difference
i struggled to be heard
and then finally, one day people started listening
and i knew it
but as soon as it began it was ruined
a slow descent from unique to routine
over and over
"just do it again and this time with feeling"
the spotlight
the focus on the friends and the feelings
that made those stupid songs all worth singing
and don't you say a word
unless you're pretty sure that you want it analyzed
so we drove
for what seemed like days
over roads
and four lane highways
we said all we had to say
and i realized in time that it didn't mean anything

not ever again...
not like that
"it's only a matter of time"

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    General Commentjohn and shaun did leave on bad terms but not something that was thier fault i used to love the band but its hard to listen to tell all your friends now without thinking about what happened between them i have a friend that works for victory so thats how i know about this john had a personal problem with adam and shaun left cuz he was on johns side of the problem
    honestly tho i think both bands are better off the way they are now straylight run is by far one of the most amazing live shows ive ever seen and taking back sunday as far as i can see will be on thier downward spiral to being nothing soon what more can you do when you are on a label like victory and youve toured with a band like blink 182?!
    IAmDisasteron May 13, 2004   Link

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