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I see myself there waiting by the roadside
Laid claim to nothing but a black bag and the attire I stand in
No name, no history
Just a target on my temple and a hole in my head
I could've been one of kings
The shell of a boy of the man that I used to be
A monkey in a man suit
I stand here as nothing to you
Wind me up and watch me go

Lay down your guns
Cut me from ear to ear
Eye for an eye
The glass is long gone broken
[X2]

I walk this road alone
No thanks to you
[X2]
No thanks to you

Load up your six-shot baby
Put it to my head
Pull the trigger, blank I'd figured
Put it to me, dead
[X4]

Lay your guns down let me die(scars)
Why won't you just let me die(don't)
Lay your guns down let me die(heal)
Why won't you just let me die(when)
Lay your guns down let me die(you keep)
Scars don't heal when you keep cutting
Always cutting
Cutting deeper
Always deeper
Scars don't heal when you keep cutting



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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 3:54 pm
    The lyrics 'i walk this road alone. No thanks to you' suggest to me that someone has left him recently and the lyrics ' load up you six-shot baby. Put it to my head pull the trigger, blankl i'd figured put it to me, dead' suggest that he now wants to die because of it. It's about losing someone you love... The title aswell. When your in love you feel like your the king/queen of the world. He was once...
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    UnregisteredJul 24, 2012 at 6:30 am
    A boy/ girl who has run away because he/she is always getting hurt. Feels like everyone's just playing around with him. He's alone, suicidal and can't stop cutting.
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    UnregisteredJul 23, 2012 at 4:02 am
    I feel like this song has so much meaning. He starts out talking about bein in an emotionally distraught state (and unless you've been there you won't understand) that point where you are so deep into that hole of depression you don't even know who you are anymore. And he walks alone, like so many people do. It also displays the physical side to that. "load up your six shot baby, put it to my head. " along with the sort of depression hes speaking of, comes darkness and no way out and so many people turn to suicide because of that. Cutting to cope is very possibly what he means. No he's not talking about "emo faggots" (however that is a disgusting thing to call someone and thus you are disgusting) he quite possibly means either physical, or emotional cutting and scars that a person continues to torture themselves with and thus "scars don't heal when you keep cutting"
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    UnregisteredMay 21, 2012 at 1:38 am
    Ya know that point in your life when you feel like you've hit rock bottom, lost hope in everything and yourself and you've got no where to turn and everyone has turned there back on you or hurt you in some way? Thats what i get from the song, lots of metaphors. And sadly i know the feeling.
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    UnregisteredMay 20, 2012 at 4:09 pm
    All you "emo" attention hungry d-bags are just trying to polish a turd (like usual). Dis u little cry babys ever think that the cutting verse could just be a metaphor? Not like actually cutting yourself? Jesus christ u make me sick lol

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