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If I had a dime for every time you walked away,
I could afford to not give a shit
And buy a drink and drown the day
But your pockets, they are empty,
Yeh, and mine are times two
So why not make an about-face,
And accept the love I send to you?
You're never gonna be content if you font try,
Try to see outside your line.
There you go, you did it again!
You act as if there's binder on your eyes.
Should I apologize if what I say burns your ears and stains
Your eyes?!
Oh, did I crack your shell?
When it falls away, you'll see we exist as well!
Like a bottle with the cork stuck,
Your true ingredients trapped inside.
Through the cloudy glass we catch a glimpse of you,
I guess the hard shell represents your pride.
Oh, if only it could be different
We could uncover the you, you deny.
Between two, a small discrepancy,
One complicates and one simplifies.
TAKE THOSE FUCKING BLINDERS OFF YOUR EYES!!
So if I had a dime for every time you walked away,
You could bet your bottom dollar that
I'd be filthy rich by noon today



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  • U
    UnregisteredJul 23, 2014 at 11:49 pm
    To me I identify with it as being about people in general get upset at the drop of a pin whenever they hear something that doesn't agree with what they believe in, acting as though the rest of the world should change or censor themselves just because of one mans pointless need to feel 100% comfortable in any and all situations even at the expense of others comfort. This song to me invokes feelings of open mindedness, free will and the ability to not care about every little judgement passed by strangers.
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 12, 2012 at 2:59 pm
    Someone being completely ignorant and stubborn to others opinions and feelings. They're ignorant/stubborn when it comes to other people's opinions and views (should i apologise if what i say burns your ears and stains your eyes? // oh, did i crack shell? // when it falls away you'll see we exist as well) and the ignorance and stubbornness to the other opinions and views brings itself out with these lyrics (you're never gonna be content if you don't try// try to see outside your line// there you go, you did it again! // you act as if there's blinders on your eyes)
  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 18, 2012 at 8:00 am
    Him liking someone that keeps leaving because he or she dont know what they have in front of them and hes fed up.

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