There's something acting on this body
Something goes in when nothing comes out
And someone's acting on this information
But, nothing's registered from this location
From this site that I sense that I am
In asking, "What is burning in my eyes?"
I wanted a language of my own
My lips were sucked empty and I mouthed the lines of this crowd
That surrounds me, punctured and parceled
I fold my hand to this site that I sense that I am
Asking, "What is this burning in my eyes?"


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Burning Lyrics as written by Michael Viola Mandy Moore

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    i know this sounds crazy but i think this might be about the secret drug experiments the cia conducted during the cold war on mostly black americans who totally lost their minds as a result, i definetly think it's about drugs, any ideas out there?

    MMSR4on March 12, 2006   Link
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    yeah, definitely has to do with drugs. probably about experiencing the drug and realizing you don't know what you're doing and don't know what's happening to you

    soursourwhaton April 19, 2007   Link
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    I get the idea that it's another song about being a consumer/user and not having either a giving personality or any creative outlet and trying to fit in with a crowd and adopting their culture - the way they speak, dress, the things that anger them, etc without consciously knowing that you're doing it.

    Holzwegeon January 22, 2012   Link

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