Will you join me in this place I love to burrow? Where I wear myself thin. Any hand that tries to pull me out keeps me even more in. You don't help if this means dirtying up your clothes. Even when it's cloudy I get the sunshine.

I'm leaving but before I'm gone I have just two demands. When you look in mirrors realize how gorgeous you are and tear a gash in your wedding dress. Those bells could have rang for us. I have kids with you in my mind.

They raised themselves without a mother. Just the stories I tell of her. "Oh father where is she and when will she return?" "Well I don't know. I have a confession for you, my son. This woman I obsess about doesn't exist. The world you live in is fake. I made the whole thing up."

I'm just electrical left out in the rain. I turn magical and disappear from this place that I cannot change where idiots rule the world. I murder a child for peace just to get into heaven. Then I sit around with the deceased and chat about how we were living. I'm glad I didn't make it out alive.

Now I live in a place where anger no longer grows. Planes don't fly over my head. No one gives me looks. I spend my time with my kids. I'm just as fake as them now. I raised them with you in my mind. I'm not as real as I appear. I'm just as fake as them now.

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    General CommentBeautiful Song. One of the albums strongest..
    tommyhaychon September 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhat a great song. I can't believe there aren't more comments. It's about the speaker daydreaming about a girl he loves so much. He can't let go of her and his dreams of them together, so he maintains the hope of having her kids, even if she's not there. His dream is perfect, though his life isn't and this makes him feel extremely fake, but he'd rather live in a world he feels comfortable in than the real world.
    drew8486on December 18, 2006   Link

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