My eyes are threatening to open wide tonight (for the first time).
I try to cover them up with a pillow’s side.
Twilight, made up and hated,
So bright like, shards of blood and rust and light.
I might, might be swallowed by this night.

Your skin wrapped around your ankles
And limps (like perfect ribbon tied).
Your arms are, bare and white just like your eyes.
You stand there, and you almost seem surprised.
Why, why, why are you always so surprised?

What’s the worst part?
What’s the worst part?
In your eyes.
In your eyes.

Shut up, I’m tired of you talking,
So much, I just wanna hear you cry.
Cry cry cry.
I just wanna hear you cry.

What’s the worst part?
What’s the worst part?
In your eyes.
In your eyes.


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    I don't know what it means. but I enjoy the song.

    theradiatorhumson March 04, 2003   Link
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    hm. me too.

    x_agenda_suicide_xon April 25, 2003   Link
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    I must decipher the meaning...but, alas, I cannot. It is by far my favorite SAD song tho...

    bright.eyed.girlon July 03, 2003   Link
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    I think the whole album, The Convenience of Indecision, is one of the best albums ever.

    keelyon April 13, 2004   Link
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    the song is basically about killing someone and getting caught red handed by someone you know basically and then confusing their roles in the whole thing

    RainFellWithOutRageon January 15, 2005   Link
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    I don't know what this song means. I have never been too concerned about that though. I just love the lyrics, whatever they mean. I kind of like their ambiguity. I saw them a few years ago at The Talking Head in Baltimore and met the drummer playing pool before the show. I asked them to play this and they were a bit surprised at the request. I guess it's not generally part of their sets. But anyways, I got it dedicated to me ("This is for that girl behind the fat girl!").... Awesome concert, awesome band, awesome song.

    lacpunkeron June 13, 2005   Link
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    Best part is when he screams 'Shut up, I’m tired of you talking,'

    shotbirdsfallingon November 11, 2007   Link

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