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There's something cold and blank behind her smile
She's standing on an overpass
In her miracle mile
[coma:]
"You were from a perfect world
A world that threw me away today
Today to run away"

A pill to make you numb
A pill to make you dumb
A pill to make you anybody else
But all the drugs in this world
Won't save her from herself

Her mouth was an empty cut
And she was waiting to fall
Just bleeding like a polaroid that
Lost all her dolls
[coma:]
"You were from a perfect world
A world that threw me away today
Today to run away"

A pill to make you numb
A pill to make you dumb
[chorus repeat]



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    lost_somwhere666Apr 2, 2008 at 5:29 pm
    This is who I used to be, and might still be. I'm trying to escape the body that holds me hostage. The mind that tells me lies. The people who are enemies, bitches and back stabbers! DRUGS, the only things that answers my questions and lets my see myself for who I truly am.

    Peace!
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    shous32Apr 24, 2014 at 3:28 pm
    Even though I do not do drugs, let alone ever want to try them, but I can understand why other people do them. Most people do drugs to escape the Hellish grip of reality. I believe, to escape into their own world where they feel good about themselves as opposed to feeling like hammered sh*t in the real world. (other times the reason why people do drugs is because they think it's cool and everyone else is doing it). "But all the drugs in this world, won't save her from herself." Which is true, no matter what you use to make yourself feel good or high, you'll never actually escape who you truly are. Whether that's the real message or not, but I love and respect Marilyn Manson for his lyrics and creativity. #1 Marilyn Manson fan!
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    UnregisteredAug 1, 2012 at 9:59 am
    A pill to make you numb
    A pill to make you dumb
    Sometimes all i really want is to be numb, feeling nothing sounds pretty good when what you do feel makes you want to drop dead.
    A pill to make you anybody else
    Sometimes i wonder why everyone else i know seems happy with their life, and i wish i could be anybody, any one of them, so long as i don't have to feel like this any more.
    But all the drugs in this world won't save her from herself
    No matter what i do, i am who i am. This line comforts me, makes me feel like who i am really might not be so terrible after all.
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    Sweetie0788Sep 19, 2008 at 2:23 pm
    this song relates to eveyone at some point in thier life. At one point in like, even the happiest person will realize that they're nothing but a slave to a world that is just waiting to throw us away. as comedyloser said, manson represtents things everyone relates to in some way, and truthfuly, that might be what makes him so damn successful
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    xMizKaulitzxApr 27, 2008 at 8:43 pm
    man this song so represents me and my feelings at times...lost_somewhere666 all u said is just like me...at times..except for drugs...i luv marilyn manson!!! he represents me with his uniqueness!!!

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