New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Your mother came up to me
She wanted answers only she should know, only she should know
It wasn't easy to deal
With the tears that rolled down her face
I have no answers 'cause
I didn't even know you

But these words
They can't replace
The life you
The life you waste

How could you paint this picture?
Was life as bad as it should seem?
That there were no more options for you
I can't explain how I feel
I've been there many times before
I've tasted the cold steel of my life crashing down before me

But these words
They can't replace
The life you
The life you waste

Did Daddy not love you?
Or did he love you just too much?
Did he control you?
Did he live through you at your cost?
Did he leave no questions for you to answer on your own?

Well fuck them
And fuck her
And fuck him
And fuck you
For not having the strength in your heart to pull through
I've had doubts, I've had fears
I've fucked up, I've had plan
Doesn't mean I should take my life with my own hands

But these words
They can't replace
The life you
The life you waste

But these words
They now replace
The life you
The life you waste



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/s/staind/waste.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

  • s
    sivanApr 29, 2009 at 9:11 pm
    this song... i don't know where to begine... every time i hear "waste" the tears are comming from nowhere.
    my best friend killed himself a year & a half ago...
    his mother did came to me, & i had no words...
    i was there, i know how hard it is to pull throght. i know the fears, the pain, that cuts, the tears, i know that deep dark place.
    But i can't forgive him!!! i can't forgive him 4 givin' up...
    and i can't forgive myself... 'cos he needed me so much & did'nt say a word... maybe... in another life, another world, another time...
    maybe i could save him...

    Write about your feelings and thoughts

    Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
    U
    Unregistered
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!
    Explain

    Write an explanation

    Your explanation
    Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
    10 words
    Good
    Cool
    Awesome!
    Explanation guidelines:
    • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
    • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
    • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
    Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
    ×