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You like D&D, Audrey Hepburn, Fangoria, Harry Houdini and croquet.
You can't swim, you can't dance, and you don't know karate. Face it, you're never gonna make it.

I don't want to make it... I just wanna...

Well if you wanted honesty, that's all you had to say.
I never want to let you down or have you go, it's better off this way.
For all the dirty looks, the photographs your boyfriend took,
Remember when you broke your foot from jumping out the second floor?

I'm not okay
I'm not okay
I'm not okay
You wear me out

What will it take to show you that it's not the life it seems?
(I'm not okay)
I've told you time and time again you sing the words but don't know what it means
(I'm not okay)
To be a joke and look, another line without a hook
I held you close as we both shook for the last time take a good hard look!

I'm not okay
I'm not okay
I'm not okay
You wear me out

Y'know, you have something in your eye...

Forget about the dirty looks
The photographs your boyfriend took
You said you read me like a book, but the pages all are torn and frayed

I'm okay
I'm okay!
I'm okay, now
(I'm okay, now)

But you really need to listen to me
Because I'm telling you the truth
I mean this, I'm okay!
(Trust Me)

I'm not okay
I'm not okay
Well, I'm not okay
I'm not o'fuckin'kay
I'm not okay
I'm not okay
(Okay)



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  • U
    UnregisteredMar 29, 2012 at 5:56 pm
    It's not specifically about a girl. Just saying, it's okay to be messed up, just don't let them take you alive.
  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 11, 2012 at 5:45 pm
    Its saying im not okay i.e at high school im neva fitted in ppl would bully me and my bf took photos of me nude and showed everyone// my lifes ova :/ mcr are saying forget about the photos and get revenge (sweet revenge) :)
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 23, 2011 at 11:35 pm
    I think that he's saying that he doesn't care that he's not okay. He's not asking for help, he doesn't want anyone's help.
  • U
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    UnregisteredApr 19, 2012 at 7:46 pm
    Its a song about bacon and all its goodness! Thats the only thing i can think of. Call it a little logical
  • U
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    UnregisteredDec 26, 2011 at 4:26 am
    Its also about a girl he liked in high school she had taken a lot of nude with her bf hence the whole "photographs your boyfriend took" part...

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