The rocking chair stopped because she fell off and broke her neck.
Now she lay there wishing for help or wishing to die.
Sticky with blood and hoarse from all the constant screams for help.
I heard her, but I didn't care.
One less mouth to feed, one less complaint.
Soon I'll be the only one left, and the graves can be moved.
That is when she began to scream as if set afire.
I have to look out for number one first.
Wait ten minutes, then call the police.
And I need you like a need a fucking hole in my head.

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As If Set Afire song meanings
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    General Commentsooner or later, everyone will turn their back on you. the only person you can trust is yourself.
    minus_the_herdon December 03, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"i have to look out for number one first."
    that's fucking too true.
    xJOSHUAxon December 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think he's writing about living with someone who is a burden, though it's cruel to admit. This person dies and he doesn't care because now he has time for himself. Sounds like he was caring for a parent or grandparent. It's cruel, but that's what I got from face value.
    andrewt@rcn.comon September 11, 2008   Link

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