I am waiting 'til there's nothing left
I'm a prayer, all you see is breath
I am empty, I am skin and bones, I'm a ribcage
Well, I'm out the door with apathy
And I'm coming home with sympathy
I am realize, I am shame, I choose to stay here

You got a sign, so I pay the ransom
You felt sorry, so I fucked her outcome
Had a nice grip on my life 'til you twisted my arm
My arm

There's a song I love so much I stole
Every precious note I took, I sold
Now I spit out words 'til you see my lungs on the dance floor
To a hopeless cause, I sold my soul
A romantic plastic piece of shit you can mold
Until I break into chokable pieces

You got a sign, so I pay the ransom
You felt sorry, so I fucked her outcome
Had a nice grip on my life 'til you twisted my arm
My arm

And I open up like the back of a book
I ruin it within a drift, I kept looking (??)
I settle down like a rocket explodes
Hit the ground while I file every note (??)

You got a sign, so I pay the ransom
You felt sorry, so I fucked her outcome
Had a nice grip


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  • +3
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    these are copied verbatim from the book, read it before you post lyrics!

    I am waiting 'till there's nothing left I'm a prayer, all you see is breath I ampty, I am skin and bones, I'm a rib cage I am out the door with apathy But I'm coming home with sympathy I am realized, I am shamed, I choose to stay here

    (Below is where most the the errors are, I don't know why, the words are NOT hard to understand, but keep in mind, I'm sill using the book!)

    You got a sign, so I paid a ransom You felt sorry, so I felt a wrath come Had a nice grip on my life 'til you twisted my arm

    There's a song I love so much I stole Every precious note I took I sold Now I pit out words. Do you see my lungs on the dance floor? To a hopeless cause I sold my soul A romantic plastic peice of shit you can mold Untill I break into chockable pieces

    I open up like the back of a book I ruin everything with just a quick look And I settle down like a rocket explodes Hit the ground, but how far out who knows You got a sign, so I paid a ransom You felt sorry, so I felt a wrath come Had a nice grip on my life till you twisted my arm

    mastatsanon July 01, 2005   Link
  • +2
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    how have alk3 sold out?? what a loada shit, just cause they're doing well.

    Jack63815on June 23, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Good song.

    joeldale_97on March 19, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    awesome song. i love the guitar intro

    ilovealkalineon March 20, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Great lines: "A romantic plastic piece of shit you can mold Until I break into chokable pieces" Sadly, I can relate

    Paper Wingson August 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    What album is this song from?

    shandon March 21, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    Crimson :-)...it comes out May 24th for me...thats a long time. :-(

    shandon March 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    btw..the line is \"I ruin everything with just a quick look and i settle down like a rocket explodes.\"

    shandon March 23, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Great song, but what do the first lines of the chorus mean? They seem to be pretty irrelevant to the rest of the song.

    Obiwan6986on March 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    i believe the line in the chorus is "...so i faked her outcome..."

    soulsurgeryon March 24, 2005   Link

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