What is wrong with you
Can't we both just get along
I see the hesitation in your eyes
Take me back again
Maybe we can work it out
You know I hate to see you when you cry

[Chorus]
Slit my wrists and I'll just fade away
The Carolina's where I want to lay
And if I walk away from here I'll never be the same
Can't you see it's not about you

I'm so sick of it
One more fight and all these problems
Is there anything you like
Have you had enough
I'd give my life for one last touch
Open up cause I'm coming in

[Chorus]

Late night masquerades
A quiet sea and our devotion
We fall asleep I hold you closer
Teenage wasteland
Aren't we crazy, now

I can't carry on
Don't you know that I still love you
We can make it here tonight
Let's just run away
Back to everything we lived for
Just let go and close your eyes
Close your eyes

[Chorus: x2]


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@*#! Slit My Wrist Lyrics as written by Jonathan Brightman Devon Glenn

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    This is simple: the guy fucked things up with his girl&she is sad&upset and he would slit his wrists for her just to have her happy. He would die for her.

    (Why do all his songs seems to be about a guy&girl to me? maybe I just dont get it...) I like this though too.

    vandalizedon May 09, 2002   Link
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    My take on it is this:

    The relationship falling apart. He loves her but it isn't working and he is very depressed about it. If he can't be with her, he doesn't want to live.

    Sabbra21on April 02, 2003   Link
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    General Comment

    It's very obvious... like it's not poetic really just words telling a story... Uh... I like it... I think he's decided where and how he's going to live and if she leaves, it all falls apart...

    course it could also be about just a rele good friend

    ~Vampy

    vampirella666on June 05, 2006   Link

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