There are times
When I'm just a shell
When I do not feel anything for anyone
All I feel is hollow & bruised
Used up & mis-used
Forced to be soneone I don't
Want to be

Have I failed somehow or some way
Will the weight of today
Finally pull me down to drown
In the depths of despair
Where I am alone
Except for my rage?

My rage...My pain...
I hate... My darkest days

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    This track is the 1st one on the album of the same name. The album deals with the protagonist’s path of destruction towards his relationship with his girlfriend, his subsequent downward spiral into depression after heartbreak & his revival into self-respect/self-care. This song more specifically details his fractured mental state. He’s in a relationship with a girl he loves very much but at the same time, he doesn’t care about her either & anyone else for that matter. All he has is his rage to take out on people that haven’t really done anything.

    EternalTearsOfSorrowon August 30, 2022   Link
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    just recently i have found this song to help me not kill people which is a bonus stabbing westward rock

    smokey_butterflyon December 14, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    To be honest here, I feel like this song reaches out the most because I have had lady problems in the past. one that I really liked but it ended up her not liking me and joking about us dating for 3 months. it feels like the walls of this metaphorical tunnel is closing in, that is what I think he is going through. But I agree with you guys, this song is awesome. Go Stabbing Westward!!!

    elias11075on February 06, 2023   Link
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    General Comment

    OMG I so can relate this is. one of my favorite songs and Stabbing Westward is my favorite band. You can just feel this song its so great.

    Forsakenone223on May 28, 2002   Link
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    General Comment

    how many times have i felt like this? i can't even count... yay for stabbing westward! heh.. this song describes it so well, what it feels like to not feel...

    not_blondeon July 31, 2002   Link
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    OMG I am also a 15 year old boy and this song is so about me. My parents are always telling me what to do but I do my own thing. Man life is tough when you live with your parents and you're going to school and getting a free ride.

    magicmanx9on January 23, 2005   Link
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    Such a raw and powerful song.

    A.Mon December 19, 2006   Link

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