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Its getting light outside
She is still there but no one cares
They sang her Happy Birthday yesterday without her
Do you want to see yourself flying through the night?
This gift is what you need
You're gonna be alright
Eyes close and fall

Her first time on the edge
The scars will stay forever
Side to side with death
A moment that feels better
Darkness and light are blinding her sight
She's not coming back

Its getting light outside
She cannot sleep 'cause time stands still
Someone's hand is touching her, she has no will
Each time when it hurts, she just feels so alone
She doesn't care at all
Her memories are long gone
Eyes close and fall

And closer to the edge
The scars will stay forever
Side to side with death
This time feels even better
Darkness and light are blinding her sight
She's not coming back

She shuts the door
She longs for more and more
And more
She shuts the door
She longs for more and more
And more
Just once more

Everyone is watching
Her arms are so sore
But she doesn't care anymore

And falling from the edge
The scars will stay forever
Side to side with death
This last time even better
Darkness and light are blinding her sight
She's not coming back

The sky is casting over
Her last wish stays unsaid



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    sheshantknow99Feb 15, 2009 at 11:05 pm
    This song is a confusing one... the happy birthday is odd... I'm thinking drugs, bad influences, drinking, and when it goes she shuts the door she longs for more and more, and more... I think that means sex... maybe later rape or something
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    kaulitzelDec 8, 2008 at 5:56 am
    this song is about a girl who gets in the world of drugs... the "gift" i supposed that refers to the drug... its sad and weird because it also talks about suicide and hangovers...and i thik also sex... "someone hand is touchin her she has no will..." its a really weird song...but i still think that bill is such a cuttie!!! ^^
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    bethehMay 30, 2009 at 10:02 pm
    Its about a girl who feels numb and disconnected from her life (happy birthday wihout her) so she turns to cutting, which makes her feel better. Of course it becomes an addiction and each time she cuts she gets closer to the "edge" of killing herself. Eventually she gives in. Its a beautiful song. I knew the german version for longer but had no idea what it meant. I love it because its so deep and i can really connect with it.
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    XxMexican_EmoxXApr 22, 2009 at 12:26 am
    i believe its ABOUT cutting... -and the happy birthday part i believe it could mean 2 things, one they sang happy birthday without her there, like them not caring enough about her, or 2 it could mean like they sang happy birthday 2 her but she wasnt there emotionally kinda like dead on the inside... /I think it MEANS life is hard and things happen and can make u make bad decissions, do things to urself, etc...
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    cassiepshhxpJan 26, 2010 at 7:10 pm
    I love this song. This song can relate to a lot of people that need help. I think the band did a great job.

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