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The secret side of me,
I'll never let you see.
I keep it caged but I can't control it.
So stay away from me,
The beast is ugly.
I feel the rage and I just can't hold it.

It's scratchin' on the walls,
In the closet, in the halls.
It comes awake and I can't control it.
Hidin' under the bed,
In my body, in my head.
Why won't somebody come and save me from this
Make it end.

I feel it deep within,
It's just beneath the skin,
I must confess that I feel like a monster.

I hate what I've become,
The nightmare's just begun.
I must confess that I feel like a monster.

I, I feel like a monster.
I, I feel like a monster.

My secret side I keep,
Hid under lock and key.
I keep it caged but I can't control it.
Cause if I let him out,
He'll tear me up, break me down.
Why won't somebody come and save me from this
Make it end.

I feel it deep within,
It's just beneath the skin,
I must confess that I feel like a monster.

I hate what I've become,
The nightmare's just begun.
I must confess that I feel like a monster.

I feel it deep within,
It's just beneath the skin,
I must confess that I feel like a monster.

I, I feel like a monster.
I, I feel like a monster.

It's hidin in the dark,
It's teeth are razor sharp,
There's no escape for me,
It wants my soul, it wants my heart.

No one can hear me scream,
Maybe it's just a dream,
Maybe it's inside of me.
Stop this monster.

I feel it deep within,
It's just beneath the skin,
I must confess that I feel like a monster.

I hate what I've become,
The nightmare's just begun.
I must confess that I feel like a monster.

I feel it deep within,
It's just beneath the skin,
I must confess that I feel like a monster.

I'm gonna lose control,
It's something radical,
I must confess that I feel like a monster.
I, I feel like a monster.

I, I feel like a monster.
I, I feel like a monster.
I, I feel like a monster.
I, I feel like a monster.



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  • u
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    UnregisteredFeb 25, 2014 at 6:20 pm
    To me this song is about a person who has a dark past and sins he wishes to hide but is starting to have a hard time doing so. In the song he seems to be wanting help but also not wanting to reveal what is wrong. I feel he is asking god to help him or make it end but god won't he wants him to work through accepting it and letting it go on his own terms. Now this may not be something that is of my faith but that's what I've gotten from this song and quite a few of their other songs and albums.
  • k
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    keri_khaoticMar 23, 2010 at 2:06 am
    Sadly, this reminds me of my ex everytime I hear it :(

    And to me, it's about a guy hiding his dark secrets and regrets from the girl he loves because he wants to protect her.
    And for all the mistakes he made, he felt each one made him into a monster. And he feels like nothing can save him from his past.
    Love this song :)
  • ShadowsMahHedgie
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    ShadowsMahHedgieFeb 3, 2010 at 11:43 pm
    I LOVE THIS SONG!! SKILLET ROX!! I saw the music vid, it is ok, lolz I first learned of Skillet from a youtube vid, Sonic the Werehog Monster (I think it was)
  • u
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    UnregisteredNov 23, 2013 at 6:13 am
    I think it means someone who is hiding a bad part to themselves and they don't want anyone to see this or they could be be trying to run away from insanity that is over coming them and nobody is trying to help them. They could possibly need to grasp something that is important to them but they keep on hurting the others. Then again I always think this song is like someone is portrayed as scary and dark while they are actually nice and just trying to fit in. If you've seen hetalia,Russia, then you'll know what I mean.
  • u
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    UnregisteredOct 28, 2013 at 5:43 am
    This song reminds me every time of Bruce Banner (the Hulk). lol. But I agree with some other people. As a Christian, even as a Christian, we all feel hopeless and like if we show the hurt and our failures that everybody will hate us. I love the music video!!! :D

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