Flame upon Flame upon Flame
Reaching out to wrap around
My reaching arm
That's how life got to be among my friends

I wanted her so bad
I waited around in a burning down house
Hoping for phone calls

Totally scalding and scarred
I woke up in a pile of ash

Grave beyond Grave beyond Grave
Stretching out to horizons
On all sides
That's how life got to be among my friends
Dead or alive I buried them all

I wanted her so bad
As revenge for my burning I burned the whole world
And was warm for a little while


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    sickly beautiful.

    charcoalsketchon May 08, 2006   Link
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    This song is haunting.

    Oh yeah, and awesome.

    brickoon December 06, 2006   Link
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    "in revege for my burning i burn the whole world it was warm for alittle bit"

    to come back from being messed with, he messed around with everyone, and for a little bit, he was satisfied.

    ohnoodleson April 20, 2008   Link
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    I adore this song. It's beautiful, sad, and angry. Then alas...empty again.

    Italion November 05, 2009   Link
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    Lyric Correction

    Lyrics from Dawn:

    Flame upon flame upon flame Reaching out to wrap around my reaching arm That's how life got to be among my friends

    I wanted her so bad I waited 'round in a burning-down house Hoping for phone calls Totally scalded and scarred I woke up in a pile of ash

    Grave beyond grave beyond grave Stretching out to horizons on all sides That's how life got to be among my friends Dead or alive I buried them all

    I wanted her so bad As revenge for my burning I burned the whole world

    *Note: stanzas/line breaks ambiguous And was warm for a little while

    The Theatreon July 23, 2011   Link

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