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Too late, this is not the answer
I need to pack it in
I can't pull your heart together,
With just my voice alone.

A thousand shards of glass,
I came to meet you and,
And you cut the piece out of me.

And as you ripped it all apart
That's when I turned to watch you.
And as the light in you went dark
I saw you turn to shadow

If you would salvage some part of you
That once knew love
But I'm losing this
And I'm losing you

Oh, I've gotta turn and run
From faces that you never see
Oh I've gotta save my blood
From all that you've broken
I hold these pieces of me

It's too late now
To stop the process
This was your choice
You let it in
This double life you lead
Is eating you up from within
A thousand shards of glass
You pushed beneath my skin
Left me lying there to bleed

And as you showed me your scars
I only held you closer
But as the light in you went dark
I saw you turn over
I wanted always to be there for you and close to you
But I'm losing this
And I'm losing you

Oh, I've gotta turn and run
From faces that you never see
Oh I've gotta save my blood
From all that you've broken
I hold these pieces of me

The broken pieces
I hold these pieces of me
The broken pieces
I hold these pieces

Maybe without me you'll return
All the beauty I once knew
But if I stay I know
We will both be drowned by your holding onto me

Oh, I've gotta turn and run
From faces that you never see
Oh I've gotta save my blood
From all that you've broken
I hold these pieces of me

The broken pieces
I hold these pieces of me
The broken pieces
I hold these pieces of me



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    UnregisteredAug 26, 2012 at 9:28 am
    I have a sister who was hurt pretty bad. She tried really hard to numb the pain in any way she could(drugs, alcohol, sex, etc. ) it's more or less destroyed her. And it kills me seeing her do this to herself. This song goes out to you sis. I love you
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    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 6:20 pm
    I think it's about two girls who are best friends until one starts to lose her sense in reality (or in a supernatural pov, beckoned towards the darkness). Her friend watchs and trys to help her but can't. Finally, though she keeps pleding with her lost friend, she tries to avoid the same fate but part of her is broken like her friend was.
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    UnregisteredApr 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm
    All about that scary ghost faces that the girl's boyfriend cannot see n she is running away to save her life if her bf has betrayed y her heart melted over his scars?
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    UnregisteredMar 30, 2012 at 5:04 pm
    A girl's boyfriend is bad news (he does drugs or maybe has killed someone) yet no matter what he does, it only draws her in closer to him
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    UnregisteredFeb 29, 2012 at 2:11 am
    This song, to me, is about someone i've left to bleed singing about me. I lead a double life, and it's 'eating me from within'.

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