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It's time I said this, but I'm so choked up
And I need my sanity
I'm scared, believe me
You can see me smile
If you let me just stick around

Well this is bye, bye baby
It ended like a sudden stop on a freight train
If you're not happy and you hurt this much
Then let me just stick around

Can I have one second of your time?
If I don't it'll drive me crazy
As I drop to my knees
And scream "I hate you more than you could know"

I hope you fall into the ocean
And the current leaves you helpless swimming around
As the waves crash over you until you drown and float away
And hold a funeral for nothing
And celebrate how empty love can be broken
It takes the sea to put you six feet happily underground

Now it's back to reality
I'm left in shambles but I guess that's how I should be
I knew the wedding bells were ringing loud
But my bride was missing
No, it's not supposed to hurt this much
But when someone slowly breaks it off
It tends to leave a bitter taste
A scar, that slowly rips apart

Can I have one second of your time?
If I don't it'll drive me crazy
As I drop to my knees
And scream "I hate you more than you could know"

I hope you fall into the ocean
And the current leaves you helpless swimming around
As the waves crash over you until you drown and float away
And hold a funeral for nothing
And celebrate how empty love can be broken
It takes the sea to put you six feet happily underground
Underground

I've had enough but it's all for the best
I need to get a few things off my chest
There's got to be another way I can say it
But to get it right, I have to get straight
I hope he tasted like the way I used to taste
I can't believe I'd even say this to you now
When you won't listen at all

I hope you fall into the ocean
And the current leaves you helpless swimming around
As the waves crash over you, and over you until you drown
And we'll hold a funeral for nothing
And celebrate how empty love can be broken
It takes the sea to put you six feet happily underground
It takes the sea to put you six feet happily underground



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    UnregisteredAug 22, 2012 at 11:31 pm
    Guy loves girl,

    Girl 'loves' guy,

    Girl dumps guy eventually because she really doesn't love him,

    Girl hooks up with another guy,

    Guy still loves girl but hates her at the same time for playing him and slowly, painfully, breaking off the relationship,

    In other words he's realllyyy mad.

    It could also be that he just hates her but was not happy with the way they broke up so it still hurts even though he should be over her.
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    UnregisteredJul 29, 2012 at 10:11 pm
    I think this song is about a guy who has maybe recently been dumped
    By his girlfriend but he is trying to convince himself he is over her but he can't help thinking about how perfect she is to him
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    UnregisteredApr 17, 2012 at 3:25 pm
    He actually is in love wit dis gurl and doeznt want her 2 die or anything bad to happin cuz he luvs her
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    UnregisteredApr 2, 2012 at 2:27 am
    Kind of like the song "a ceremony for myself" by falling awake, it's got such an upbeat melody and the lyrics are so dark. He's sad they broke up, and thought it could have gone further, but realizes its time to face the truth and is over her.
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    UnregisteredFeb 17, 2012 at 1:46 am
    He was in a relationship and then suddenly she broke it off. He "heard" (mentally, not physically) wedding bells and then realized he was all alone. The biggest factor was that it the whole time it was happening he thought everything was fine. Therefore it seemed slow to him.

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