Our defenses open
Our motives are shot
This hush of the heart seems too much to keep
It's gathered here and wakening me
It's stealing with fear that's reaching in
And pulling out with every beat
Resounding loud and clear, but only to me
In this confiding pulse
I'll find a way to keep it all confined
It's reminding me and always surrounding me
Past pictures will keep me
From being the man I could be
Burn out and I'll burn now
I'll carry this burden of memory
A name that lingers on a blank face
Can never fill a heart that's sinking fast
And hurting to feel
It's falling so fast now
To never rise again
We all burn out
We all rise and fall
We all burn now

Lyrics submitted by DawnOfReckoning

Rise & Fall song meanings
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    General Commentlearning to let go.
    johnnytuffon March 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah that would be part of it. in life you see the rising and falling of...life, talking about motives shot only can imply a failure of reasoning. no one likes to believe something and have it get shot out of the sky with truth. thats why the want for tolerance runs so rampant in america, people just want others to accept their ideas and beliefs without having to accept others.

    this song probably refers to a relationship or a "letting go of a dear friend" probably not a girl because that would make this song emo....not good. but im not completely shutting that idea out.
    deathtotraitorson March 18, 2005   Link

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