Pretty much been alone now, for almost five years
I could always find a way, to hide these bitter tears
And still I am waiting, and wishing somehow
I wish I knew then, what I know now

[Chorus]
Its no bed of roses, it ain't no crown of thorns
Better than lonely, I've been there before

Gotta bad reputation, for playing with love
Gonna play again now, and beat the odds above
And still I am waiting, and wishing somehow
I wish I knew then, what I know now

[Chorus]

Are you tired of being alone?
Or have you fallen out of love?
Do you care enough about yourself?
I have worn you're crown of thorns

[Chorus]


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Crown of Thorns Lyrics as written by Michael Ness

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    To me this song is talking about him being lonely and that he just completely feels like shit because he has no one.

    I'm guessing that the line : It aint no bed of roses,it ain't no crown of thorns

    means that he just feels really uncomfortable,maybe he loses sleep over losing someone and being lonely. then " it aint no crown of thorns" means that he feels like a worthless person..most of you probably know that legend has it that jesus wore a crown of thorns.

    i am a little confused at the end though where he says "I have wore your crown of thorns" possibly he could change the meaning of the crown metaphor and is now saying that all this lonliness has made him feel tortured like jesus. idk

    lintball0190on December 12, 2005   Link
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    Lintball, I think the 'I have worn your crown of thorns' part means that he's been there, that he knows the feeling.

    xdebrisxon May 31, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    this song is cool, man.

    i think it's about a dude looking make it retrospect at a terrible relationship and trying to find a new one, but options are small and he's meeting people who he likes but don't want one

    i think the chorus might refer to casual sex. it's better than being lonely but in the end it amounts to nothing.

    River Wolfon February 16, 2006   Link
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    And I also think the chorus is about casual sex. Like it's not what he wants, but still it's better than being all alone.

    xdebrisxon May 31, 2006   Link

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