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Killswitch Engage – My Curse lyrics

I watched you walk away
Helpless, with nothing to say
I strained my eyes
Hoping to see you again

This is my curse (the longing)
This is my curse (time)
This is my curse (the yearning)
This is my curse

There is love, burning to find you
Will you wait for me?
Will you be there?

Your silence haunts me
But still I hunger for you

This is my curse (the wanting)
This is my curse (time)
This is my curse (the needing)
This is my curse

There is love, burning to find you
Will you wait for me?

Still I want
And still I ache
But still I wait
To see you again

Dying, inside, these walls (2x)

Can't I see your face in these tears? In these tears
And I see your face...

There is love (There is love)
There is love (There is love)
There is love (There is love)
There is love (There is love)

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    Phantom13Nov 16, 2008 at 12:20 pm
    I've heard the song, and I've seen the video. And I think that the song's meaning relates to this man who's curse is to try and reunite with the one he loved at one time. He made a mistake in the past, and now harbors the pain and guilt he feels for destroying the bond between the both of them. So he decides to find her and see her again, for he can't bear anymore time without her nor the guilt he has.
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    UnregisteredMar 25, 2012 at 5:35 am
    I think it means that he really wants to see her again, and he still has so much love for her, but she doesn't feel the same way towards him because he screws up. This is his curse. I think in the video when hes putting up the books, he is trying really hard to get back with her and he is trying his best, but its still not enough to get back with her. I think towards the end when he drops the book, I believe that's a sign of him giving up and that he will never get back with her again. But there is many interpretations of this song and no matter what people say, its still a beautiful song:)
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    UnregisteredMar 25, 2012 at 5:27 am
    I've listened to this song so many times and I've seen the video many times. I have to agree with all the others that its about how a man screws up a relationship with the woman he truly loves. He screwed up so bad, that the woman won't speak to him again, but he still lusts love for her. But I think in the video when he is re-stacking the bookcase, I think what he is doing is he is trying to fix things again and he is trying to get back to the one he loves, but his curse will haunt him forever.
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    UnregisteredDec 17, 2011 at 6:27 am
    I've seen the video and stuff, and I've read all the comments about reuniting with the one you love, but I think its more about the guy loving the girl, but the girl doesn't feel the same way. The feeling is like a curse because I've felt that way before, and its not a good feeling. The girl doesn't talk to you anymore once you tell her you love her. "your silence haunts me, but still i hunger you. This is my curse. " I think theres multiple interpretations of this song though, but no matter what anybody says, its a kick a$$ song:)
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    Starjo1991Mar 24, 2010 at 7:09 pm
    This song's meaning is about the man who lost his loved one, and he had no way of getting her back. However, he was telling her that he loved her, & he wanted her to wait for him. He probably lost the love b/c he did something wrong that made her mad, & so he is asking her to wait for him to change. He is saying his curse is his mistakes, his past, his needing for something else. When he says "Your silence haunts me but still I hunger for you", he is saying that she is shunning him off, & making him feel bad, but yet he still wants her. I have been through this before, when I messed up, my boyfriend wouldn't speak to me & he was a jerk, but yet I still wanted him.

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