I've come to face myself
In a staring contest in the mirror
Where there's more chance of victory
Than in an argument with you

We're not two peas in a pod
We're two fingers in Chinese handcuffs
The more we pull we stay
The more we stay we pull
Apart this wicker toy
With it the joy
The things that bind in pain
Keep us in love

Lyrics submitted by dmomo2

Chinese Handcuffs song meanings
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    General Commentso simple, yet so meaningful.
    obviously it's about a couple that are going through lots of tension. the analogies are perfect.
    dmomo2on November 22, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis is possibly the best metaphor in a song ever.
    indignityon January 17, 2005   Link

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