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You let me violate you
You let me desecrate you
You let me penetrate you
You let me complicate you

Help me; I broke apart my insides
Help me; i've got no soul to sell
Help me; the only thing that works for me
Help me get away from myself

I wanna fuck you like an animal
I wanna feel you from the inside
I wanna fuck you like an animal
My whole existence is flawed

You get me closer to God
You can have my isolation; you can have the hate that it brings
You can have my absence of faith; you can have my everything

Help me tear down my reason
Help me; it's your sex I can smell
Help me; you make me perfect
Help me become somebody else

I wanna fuck you like an animal
I wanna feel you from the inside
I wanna fuck you like an animal
My whole existence is flawed

You get me closer to God
Through every forest, above the trees
Within my stomach, scraped off my knees
I drink the honey inside your hive
You are the reason I stay alive



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  • jeffreyschon
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    jeffreyschonDec 11, 2008 at 5:14 pm
    I don't think this song has anything to do with intimacy or that special someone whatsoever. It's about sexual addiction, escaping reality with as much sex as you can get, and how it eats you up on the inside and you lose yourself the farther you go. Sacrificing yourself and everything you stand for, in exchange for the feeling being alive in it's most natural form.
  • nocemisions
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    nocemisionsNov 4, 2008 at 7:01 pm
    I feel the song is about that one person in your life that can truly bring out the dirty side in you. With them, you can do anything and you don't care what anyone thinks or says. They are your vice and yet, it makes you feel closer to God...
  • p
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    primalrocker2Oct 21, 2008 at 6:30 pm
    This song is pretty much what it says lol. But I remember driving with my fiancee, my cousin, and her fiancee to get ice cream and this song came on the radio. We all looked at eachother and was like "Umm can they even play this on the radio?" But we all sang the song and yeaa lol. :P
  • c
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    comedyloserJun 12, 2008 at 4:02 am
    i like this song becuz it shows the side of you when u want to reach out to someone but you can't
  • Skullz96
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    Skullz96Jan 23, 2010 at 2:45 am
    OMJesus! This song sorta makes me horny ;) lol I just love i bcause it gives me that impulse for when i want "somethin" ;) lol giggle

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