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If you do this
If you do this you'll never have a chance to try again.
If you do this you'll never have a chance to try.

It's the same sound,
Same sting.
The same collapse,
Of every thing.

It's the same slice,
Same blade.
The same lie,
The same ole vein.

My way
My face
My heart
My race
I'm a mistake.

My way
My face
My heart
My race
I'm such a disgrace.

You're perfectly flawed
You're perfectly incomplete
Like cracks in the glass
And faded photographs

You're perfectly flawed
You're perfectly incomplete
Let them come down
Imperfections will keep you unique

Let to lose, just try again
Let to lose, just try again

Its the same doubt,
The same dream
It's the same sabotage
'cos I'm the enemy

It's the same night
Same day
It's the same parasite,
Feeding on the betrayal.

My way
My face
My heart
My race
I'm a mistake

My way
My face
My heart
My race
I'm such a disgrace

You're perfectly flawed
You're perfectly incomplete
Like cracks in the glass
And faded photographs

You're perfectly flawed
You're perfectly incomplete
A work in progress
Imperfections will keep you unique

A disguise of self-deception
Hides my secrets perfectly
I'm rejecting my reflection
'cos i hate the way it judges me

Don't you do it
You're not even you yet
Don't you do it
You're not even you yet

You're perfectly flawed
You're perfectly incomplete
Like cracks in the glass
And faded photographs

You're perfectly flawed
You're perfectly incomplete
A work in progress
Imperfections will keep you unique



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    AjAtrocityDec 19, 2008 at 1:18 am
    Message for wolv95
    you are a worthless ASSHOLE
    who gave you the right to judge the life of someone you don't even know?
    does it make you feel better about yourself to hide behind a computer like a coward, tearing down people you'll never have to meet face to face? because you can't deal with your own shortcomings you have to pick on others and make them feel small? way to be a waste of life.
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    UnregisteredAug 21, 2012 at 8:44 am
    It's about how no matter your race, gender, sexuality, style, or upbringing, you are unique and beautiful and not to let anyone make you feel otherwise. I love you otep! Imperfection is the new perfection! Amen
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    KarnioAug 8, 2009 at 11:37 pm
    I take it as being someone contemplating suicide due to self hatred. The chorus the voice of reason, that no one is perfect and being imperfect makes you special, "if you do this you'll never have a chance to try again."
    I dunno bout anyone else but that sounds to me like the sorta thing you tell someone about to kill themselves, which is backed up rather strongly by the lines about slicing veins.
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    cock_stainApr 24, 2009 at 5:08 pm
    the meaning is to love yourself and appreciate everyone regardless of the normal society likelyhood of favor. everyone is beautiful and we are our own enemies. its soo correct. it doesnt matter what others tell us at the start of reach day we look at ourselves and pick out our imperfections then feed off them. we waste our enitre lives hating... and the worst part is that if people didnt have a perception of "beauty" this would never be an issue. and asshole like this wolv95 are just chumps trying to show off that they pay attention to the current fad or their high school conversations. in which everyone tends to hate after high school. its starts with our kids. if you teach your children to love themselves and show them real beauty then they will always see imperfections as beauty. i think its essential that little girls have a father figure around to tell them they are a goddess and its essential that a mother tell her son what real women are. although usually people look for someone like their mother and father in mate. its essential we talk and teach what real love and beauty is.. love takes courage... live with courage everyday.
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    wolv95Apr 2, 2008 at 6:56 am
    Message for kitti31257...notquiteemoenough? youre obviously just another wanna be fat "so called emo" chick who wants to sit here and feel sorry for yourself...get over it and maybe other people will give a fuck about you!!!

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