And I want my pain back
And I want the world to see
There’s nothing you can choose
Nothing you can lose
Except your free will to be

Better off as a stable boy
You’re better off as a picture on the wall
You're better off believing,
You’re a ghost
Than believing you can think at all

this may sound confused
But it feels good to me
It may be a lie
But I’m tired
And I’m right about ready to show no soul, no no

Rain, Rain for a while
Oh No,rain, rain for a while
'cause on your front porch is a letter from me
Revealing my own hell

So I change when the time is right
The right time's always few and far below
The right time is always wondering where to go, what to show, what to write about
And the world is on fire
and Baby it's too good
I should not control my way to be
it’s plain to see, I'm gonna be
'Cause I’m right about ready to show no soul

No, No, Rain, Rain for a while
Oh, No rain for a while

Because on your front porch is a letter from
And the world is a girl in a beauty form
And a race is a play where it's singled out

So believe in yourself
Don’t wait for ground to break
dont Wait for ground

It's ok to feel alone
It's ok to feel not strong
Once in awhile

Because I keep telling myself what to feel
I play make believe until it's real
Oh most of the time
Because time was never too friendly to me
Somehow change just avoided to greet me
No completely
And so when reality's taken its toll
Just pretend that youre not in control
Oh complacency
And so know
It's okay feel alone
It's okay to feel not strong
Oh once in a while

Lyrics submitted by Tribabe2007

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  • +1
    General CommentI don't think this song is about killing yourself. I'm pretty sure it's about cynicism, and how it's alright to some extent, but you can't go too far with it.
    mammadaddioon March 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentNo this song is not about sucide its about the fact that we feel the need to put up a mask of who we want people to think we are not who we really are. He realizes that no one can please you or nothing can make u happy but you! "Dont wait for ground to break" And, "its ok to feel alone" He states its ok to just be you and stop telling himself what he should be feeling to just listen to his emotions
    Johnny Mikeon September 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song talks about how someone wanted to kill himself but then decided against it. '' So believe in yourself...''
    Jemass666on December 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with the last comment.
    I believe this song is about how
    he started giving up on himself
    and wanted to kill himself, but
    decided against it because he
    decided that life was hard for
    many people, and if he gave
    up it would give others the right
    to give up aswell.
    *PaigerZ.-on January 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe lyrics:

    "It may be a lie
    But I�m tired
    And I�m right about ready to show no soul, no no"

    should be changed to:

    "I may be alive
    But I�m tired
    And I�m right about ready to shout no so, no no"

    which changes the discussion about suicide vs. cynicism and in a way i think its both. But if you listen, the musical changes mirror the lyrical changes (ie. minor to major = hopeless to hopeful or at least acceptance of ones humanity). The speaker seems to come full circle of acceptance of the loss of control. powerful song :D
    bonfire102on September 16, 2010   Link

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