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This story's missing a wishing well.
No mirror to show and tell.
No kiss that can break the spell.
I'm falling asleep.

Every prince is a fantasy.
The witch is inside of me.
Her poison will wash away the memory.

We kill the lights and put on a show.
It's all a lie.
But you never know.
The star will shine,
And then it will fall
And you will forget it all.

And after midnight we're all the same.
No glass shoe to bring us fame.
Nobody to take the blame.
We're falling apart

Every story's a waiting game.
A flower for every name.
Their colors are paling in the falling rain.

We kill the lights and put on a show.
It's all a lie.
But you never know.
The star will shine,
And then it will fall
And you will forget it all.

Now you know.

It's so much better to pretend theres something waiting for you here.
Every letter that you wrote has found its way to me, my dear.
You can make believe that what you say is what I want to hear.
I'll keep dancing through this beautiful delusional career.
Faking every tear.
Looking like a compromise suicide.
Keeping my dreams alive.



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    UnregisteredFeb 21, 2014 at 5:28 am
    I actually heard thus song first through a Homestuck video, and it hit me hard. With the video + music combo, I can swear to you my feels broke and I cried. Especially when it showed Sollux, looking like a compromise, suicide. I just don't know what to say, I can't even breathe.
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    UnregisteredAug 1, 2012 at 5:07 pm
    I think it's basically saying that life isn't a fairy tale even though you can act like everything's perfect on the outside.
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    UnregisteredJul 14, 2012 at 2:23 am
    In my oppinion, kill the lights, is a song telling you that theres no such things as fairy tales, and happy endings don't really come true. Basically, it's a lie and you can't just sit around waiting for some prince or tornado to change your life. Saying it's a delusion and such.
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    UnregisteredMar 23, 2012 at 11:07 pm
    For me, it seems like it's talking about princesses like cindrella when she said "after midnight we're all the same, no glass shoe to bring us fame. " and how love stories aren't always true. I loved the song i keep listen to it over and over.
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    UnregisteredJan 15, 2012 at 11:03 pm
    It seems to me like it's about dreams and how they "put on a show" while you're asleep only to fall apart and be forgotten.

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