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Back me down from backing up
Hold your breath now it's stacking up
Etched with marks, but I can deal
And you're the problem and you can't feel
Try this on, straightjacket feeling
So maybe I won't be alone
Take back now, my life you're stealing

Yesterday was over
Today I'm fine without you
Runaway this time without you
And all I ever thought you'd be
That face is tearing holes in me again

Trust you is just one defense
Off a list of others, you don't make sense
Beg me time and time again
To take you back now, but you can't win
Take back now, my life you're stealing

Yesterday was over
Today I'm fine without you
Runaway this time without you
And all I ever thought you'd be
That face is tearing holes in me,
But today I'm fine without you
Runaway this time without you
And all the things you put me through
I'm holding on by letting go of you

And when the memory slips away
There will be a better view from here
And only lonesome you remains
And just the thought of you I fear
It falls away

Yesterday was over
Today I'm fine without you
Runaway this time without you
And all I ever thought you'd be
That face is tearing holes in me again,
But today I'm fine without you
Runaway this time without you
And all the things you put me through
I'm holding on by letting go of you



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  • ticktocktick
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    ticktocktickDec 8, 2010 at 3:22 pm
    This pulls me into it...there are lots of emotion in it...pain, hurt anger sadness... Everybody can relate to it. Lots of meanings in it... Some of the meaning is that of an abused kid..letting of the person they most fear... or somebody in a relationship...
    I'm so horrible at explaining... (-_-)...
  • Muzick_Lvr
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    Muzick_LvrOct 16, 2008 at 1:24 am
    My meaning to this song is that the person can't take ot anymore and they are moving on. Out of all the things they have been through and all the stuff you put them throught they're finally letting go...
  • u
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    urmom1996Aug 2, 2008 at 12:58 am
    omg this is like my fave song it has so many diffrent meanings i think this song is multimeangular or something like that ;ike what ever ur going through u can find a way to connect to this song

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