Image marred by self-infliction
Private wars on my soul waged
Heart is scarred by dual volitions
Juxtaposed and both engaged
Kindle flame, a test of faith
Pray help me see it through

I put all my trust in you

Refine hate and love
Fall afresh on me
End this crisis of

Draw this darkness out like poison
Stab, retrieve, again decline
Help me drive the dagger deeper
Trace with me explicit line
Take this blade, a test of faith,
And strike me deep and true

I put all my trust in you

Refine hate and love
Fall afresh on me
End this crisis of

This is my voice, all shadows stayed this is my heart, upon the altar laid
Please take all else away, hear my cry, I beg, I plead, I pray
I'll walk into the flame, a calculated risk to further bless your name

So strike me deep and true, and in your strength I will live and die both unto you.

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"Identity Crisis" as written by Edward Carrington Breckenridge Dustin Michael Kensrue

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  • +2
    General Commenti think you should relize all music has meanings.
    no matter what genre.
    and you shouldnt trash things other people love.
    opinions should be spoken but you should value other peoples also. May 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about an internal decision that has to be made or an intense problem that has to be solved. i sincerely think thaat when he says "i put all my trust in you" and when he says "a calculated risk to further bless thy name" and "i will live and die both unto you", he is referring to God. hes asking for guidance
    -_punk_-on April 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThrice is a great band, anyone who doesn't listen to them needs to DL some of there music. if your into some nice hardcore melodic punk there something to listen too.. all there songs are good.
    AlwaysLaston April 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNooooo... don't download their music. BUY THE CD! You won't regret it. Support the band. Afterall, it's what they want.

    Speaking of, this is my favorite song. I even made a sn for it: REFINExHATExLOVE. Yay.
    RoodyPooon April 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTHIS BAND IS THE BEST!! F- All the EMO bands! HARDCORE IS SOO MUCH BETTER!! and i aggree with -_punk_- ...that is a good interpretation. thank you.
    hawaii_punk_stahon April 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentif u really think that Willy, maybe you havent been reading these lyrics... and if you think there is no coordination maybe you could listen to some of those guitar skillz you will never have. seriously though, just listen to deadbolt or t&c and tell me those take no skill. the songs arent dominated by screaming, its just used to show emotion.... anyways its a hell of a lot better than will smith... gettin jiggy wit it (na nanana nana na)
    chickndoodon May 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWill Smith has 20x timez the tallent yo.

    And he doesn't have to offend people to get his music sold! Oh wait, neither does thrice. Damn.
    SaveJakeon May 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHey Big Willy Style can i ask you just one important is your life that you have to come on a thrice lyrics message board and post your one cares what a will smith fan thinks about thrice...go listen to will smith, get jiggy wit it, and get a the way, thirce has mad skillz and i scream everyday but answer me this...wheres my paycheck?
    DeAdBoLton May 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTHRICE FUCKEN ROCKS
    viper2001_21on May 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Meh! Hardcore isn't too good of a music."-
    I guess you don't have to know english to be closed-minded.
    HolkeyeSFon May 15, 2002   Link

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