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The Bird And The Worm lyrics

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Used – The Bird And The Worm lyrics

He wears his heart safety-pinned to his backpack
His backpack is all that he knows
Shot down by strangers whose glances can cripple
The heart and devour the soul

All alone he turns to stone
While holding his breath half to death
Terrified of what's inside
To save his life
He crawls like a worm from a bird
(All alone)
(Crawls like a worm from a bird)

(He's one minute...)

Out of his mind away
Pushes him whispering:
"Must have been out of his mind..."
Mid-day dillusions of pushing this
Out of his, head
Make him out of his mind... (out of his mind)

All alone he turns to stone
While holding his breath half to death
Terrified of what's inside
To save his life,
He crawls like a worm...
(Crawls like a worm)
Crawls like a worm from a bird

(All alone)
Crawls like a worm from a bird
(All alone)
Crawls like a worm from a bird
(All alone)
Crawls like a worm...
Crawls like a worm from a bird...

All he knows
If he can't relieve it, it grows...
And so it goes...
He crawls like a worm...
(Crawls like a worm from a bird)

Out of his mind away
Pushes him whispering:
"Must have been outta his mind!"

All alone he turns to stone
While holding his breath half to death!
Terrified of what's inside
To save his life
He crawls like a worm from a bird!

All alone he's
Holding his breath half to death! (holding his breath half to death)
Terrified to
Save his life
He crawls like a worm (crawls like a worm)
Crawls like a worm (crawls like a worm)
From a bird...
(All alone)
Crawls like a worm from a bird
(All alone)
Crawls like a worm from the bird
(All alone)
Crawls like a worm...
Crawls like a worm...
Crawls like a worm from a bird...



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    UnregisteredFeb 17, 2012 at 8:35 pm
    This song in my opinion is about love
    this guy doesn't want to fall prey 2 it so he detatces himself from it hence [safely pinned 2 his pack]
    he guards it against prey.
    But by doing so he is depriving himself of all the gud love can bring. And is described as stone (without love ur cold, I guess)
    his behaviour is described as a worm the bird love. Depicting both his fear and desire to avoid it at all cost. He runs away to avoid become another victim of love. This too can cause him to become paranoid.
    (trying 2 escape, but in reality it's doing more harm than gud)
    he is dying slowly (love less and alone), growing cold alone [ [all alone he turns 2 stone]. I think he is also stuggling with himself. Fighting - trying to resist temptation.

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