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You've got this new head filled up with smoke
I've got my veins all tangled close
To the jukebox bars you frequent
The safest place to hide
A long night spent with your most obvious weakness
You start shaking at the thought you are everything I want
'Cause you are everything I'm not

And we lay, we lay together just not
Too close, too close (How close is close enough?)
We lay, we lay together just not
Too close, too close

I just wanna break you down so badly
Well I trip over everything you say
I just wanna break you down so badly
In the worst way

My inarticulate store bought hangover hobby kit
It talks, it says, "You, oh, you are so cool."
"Scissor shaped across the bed, you are red, violent red."
You hollow out my hungry eyes
You hollow out my hungry eyes

And we lay, we lay together just not
Too close, too close (How close is close enough?)
We lay, we lay together just not
Too close, too close

I just wanna break you down so badly
Well I trip over everything you say
Well I just wanna break you down so badly
In the worst way

I just wanna break you down so badly
Well I trip over everything you say
I just wanna break you down so badly
In the worst way (worst way)

I'm gonna make damn sure that you can't ever leave
No, you won't ever get too far from me
You won't ever get too far from me
I'll make damn sure that you can't ever leave
No, you won't ever get too far from me
You won't ever get too far from me
You won't ever get too far from me (ever get too far)
You won't ever get too far...

I just wanna break you down so badly
Well I trip over everything you say
Well I just wanna break you down so badly
In the worst way (worst way)

I'm gonna make damn sure
I just wanna break you down so badly
I just wanna break you down so badly (damn sure)
In the worst way (worst way)



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    HaileyNoteDec 8, 2008 at 4:28 pm
    I think this is about people not loving each other (anymore),
    and just being together to have meaningless s*x...
    That's why they're laying together, but not too close, y'know?
    She/he's everything he/she wants, cause they're everything they are not.
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    famouslastwordsOct 11, 2008 at 5:08 pm
    The way I see it, the girl doesn't really like the guy, but he really wants her, and I'm pretty sure he rapes her. That explains the "Scissor shaped across the bed, you are red, violent red" with the red referring to her blood. "And we lay, we lay together just not too close, too close (How close is close enough?)" is sugeesting one of them really doesn't want to be there with the other
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    LakinnicoleMar 27, 2011 at 7:24 pm
    Okay, so here is how I feel, because this is a song to my girlfriend.
    "A long night spent with your most obvious weakness
    You start shaking at the thought you are everything I want
    'Cause you are everything I'm not" a long night may have been when love was burning high, those cute nights you never want to end, its the weeknrss because you miss it and you believe you need those nights again when they are taken away from you.
    "And we lay, we lay together just not
    Too close, too close (How close is close enough?)" meaning so they lay together but not close. Like when you just lay there and your not touching because there is something bothering the both of you. So you don't know what to do. You want to hold them you want to fix it but you have all these emotions. They aren't together. But they want to be. They are together because they need eachother but they aren't.
    "I just wanna break you down so badly
    Well I trip over everything you say
    I just wanna break you down so badly
    In the worst way" okay well there is tension. As well as whatever the other says if effects them. If they say they are beautiful they believe it. If they say they aren't they believe they aren't. So be careful they way you throw your words around because it could make you or break you.
    I'm gonna make damn sure that you can't ever leave
    No, you won't ever get too far from me
    You won't ever get too far from me" they will do anything to keep them. They just need them there and they know neither can be away from the other, because their love runs deep.
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    steph10Feb 19, 2010 at 3:39 pm
    the way I see it is not in a bad way at all it's just that she is something he has never had in his life and now that he has her he doesn't want to loose her and yeah maybe sex too the way that she is everything he is not what if his life was a messed up land she came in and made it all better and now he doesn't want to lose her
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    OceanEyes248Aug 19, 2009 at 4:53 pm
    okay these meanings are kinda scary to me.
    this guy sent it to me... so does it mean he loves me or just wants to have meaningless sex with me?

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