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Drink the wine
My darling you said
Take your time
And consume all of it
But the roses
Were only to drain my inspirations
The promises were spoiled
Before they left your lips

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I breathe you in again just to feel you
Underneath my skin
Holding on to
The sweet escape
Is always laced with the
Familiar taste of poison

I tell myself
That you're no good for me
I wish you well
But desire never leaves
I could fight this
'Til the end
But maybe I don't want to win

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I don't want to be saved
I don't want to be sober
I want you on my mind
In my dreams
Behind these eyes
And I wanna wake up
No not this time

[Chorus]

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    rokr_chic21Oct 1, 2010 at 5:45 am
    My meaning to this song is that it reminds me of my ex and I, when we lost communication with each other well i couldn't let go of him so when the lyrics say"i breathe you in again just so i could feel you" well that was me towards my ex. i felt like i was seriously going to die because he was not in my life anymore and he never came back for me. so this song means a lot to me. it makes me sad and wanting to cry. i can relate to this song. and i'm lucky to say that i saw this band live in concert and they sing really good and they have awesome songs.!!:)
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    UnregisteredMay 2, 2014 at 6:50 pm
    This is about addiction. Really read the lyrics and you get the meaning. Remember addiction is a "love". Love for the drug but hate of the drug. Wanting to be sober but always knowing it is there, craving, remembering and dreaming about it. The pull of addiction is so strong. You love the feeling but hate yourself all the while. You know it is killing you - it is poison.
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    KaseySuzanneJul 2, 2012 at 11:59 pm
    This song is about love and how twisted it can be. Basically it's saying love is a poison: it tastes wonderful, but then eventually results in pain.
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 7:27 pm
    He is so out of reach and all i got is that familiar taste of poison "a memory, a wish, a dream" and i will do what i can, breath him in even if all i get is that familiar taste of poison, because im so used to it.
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    UnregisteredApr 19, 2012 at 4:19 pm
    Reminds me of having an emotional affair with a coworker. We wanted each other so badly but since we were both married, we knew it would never happen. We were each other's poison.

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