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Black enchanting eyes,
Cut through my heart
With no regret or sign of life
They tear apart my pride
And cold runs through my veins
I feel their stare from miles
Haunting every step
And they won't stop hunting me down
I know the time will come,
When all around me's burned
And you'll still see me there
Asking where you went too
And what person brought you here
And why you left the burning children
Cold out in the night
And calling for you all alone...

Chorus:
Dark in their hearts,
I can feel it burn inside of me
Tormented young with no soul, haunting me
Pain in their life all they know is misery
Take these chains away that are holding me down
(Holding me down)

They'll find you alone
Your desperate and villainous ways
Turning their hearts into stone
They seek more than vengeance
Look in their eyes, your pain is their satisfaction
Look in their eyes and see the darkness take hold
(Waiting for x4)
Burn.. for the rest of time!

Hear the haunting words
Lost children with no heart are crying
(Turning there hearts into stone)
And you're the lost mother they're calling
(Go now, run and hide)
I hear them crying at night
Outside when their planets are falling
They want to feel and know you hear them

Chorus

Go now / Run and hide
Eternal Rest / In time



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    deargod12May 8, 2008 at 11:48 pm
    i'm not sure if it means this, but i think it means that the poor children are crying out for help and you want to help them because they remind you of the bad things you've done. they're the helpless ones, kind of like the people you might've hurt, and they're dying;their planets are falling and they want to know someone's there for them.
    i dunno, maybe?
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    UnregisteredAug 17, 2012 at 5:49 am
    Pretty sure it means ... Dont let your past memories drag you down, you gotta live in the present. The thought of bad past experiences may get you down, so just put them to rest, eternally.
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    UnregisteredSep 11, 2011 at 4:15 pm
    well i think that the children are already in their afterlife...some one did something to them and theyre coming back to haunt the person...then maybe theyle rest in peace...thats how i see it.
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    BitchJul 11, 2008 at 4:49 am
    I agree with deargod12. I also think that maybe, someone's avenging the children, like where it says: 'They'll find you alone
    Your desperate and villainous ways
    Turning their hearts into stone
    They seek more than vengeance
    Look in their eyes, your pain is their satisfaction
    Look in their eyes and see the darkness take hold'

    Vengeance. Wait.. no.. they seek MORE than vengeance. I'm not really sure, but that's what the song is saying to me. That's how I interpreted it.

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