You carry, the loyalty of dogs, so you shall be led to the slaughter as swine. It all seemed so real when you whispered, adorned with rose petals and the best of intentions. Bleeding softly. I wonder if he ever felt as warm. It's late and my ears can't listen and there is no one to lift me to my feet. But still dream of you twisting and contorting beneath a garbage bag veil. And this is how it ends. Pretty and black as the soul. Just for one split instant I want to be the lucky one. Not to have the pleasure of tasting the salt of my own tears when we kiss. I've been saving my own soul for years and every instant I have been slaughtered as the swine.

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    General CommentThis is about taking loyalty of one over the well-being over the other. Take it this way, to slaughter the swine is no different to slaughtering the dog. I know Jake Bannon has been vegetarian for a long time, he actually influenced me into that lifestyle as well, so the may provide some emphasis on this song's message.
    HardcoreIsLifeon February 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOr it could emphasize the idea of finding love altogether and then ending up slaughtered; as swine. Still we cannot stand being alone and either wallow in it or pursue othe rlove interests. Trust me, when you've never been in love, you find more extreme, philsophical ways to define converge.
    SaviorSalvation213on October 17, 2006   Link

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