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Am I not understanding this now?
This world I've held so close to my heart
Is all against me now
And it wears, and it breaks,
And it brings me down, so low, down so low
It wears me down, down to my bones
Straight through my skin
It wears me down, down to my bones
Wearing away until I'm nothing

Am I not understanding this now?
This world I've held so close to my heart
Is now more broken then ever
And I tried compassion
And to love every other
I've tried forgiveness
And to hold on close to my brothers
And look at where it's left us
Did I ever understand enough?

Did all my words fall on deaf ears?
Was what I wrote only shown to closed eyes?
Have you ever felt like you did everything right
And it still all went wrong

Am I not understanding this now?
This world I've held so close to my heart
Is now more broken then ever
And I tried compassion
And to love every other
I've tried forgiveness
And to hold on close to my brothers
And look at where it's left us
Did I ever understand enough?

Six years ago I married a bride
I'm not sure she was meant to be mine
Six years ago I married a bride
I'm not sure she was meant to be mine

So unsure of everything
So unsure of everything
I live in the marraige of life and love
But was I mistaken all along?
Have you ever felt like you did everything right
But it still all went wrong?

So here I am filled with doubt
Understanding with live will be
My only way out
Don't give up on me
Because it might take days
Take comfort in me if you
Feel the same
Feel the same

Don't give up on me
Don't give up on me

Take comfort in me
Take comfort in me

We need to fix ourselves
And make right all our mistakes
It's all we can do
It's all we can do
It's all I can do
So I ask will you?



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    yepthatsmeJun 23, 2012 at 8:00 pm
    I watched the youtube video released by the record company, and it had a quote from the lyricist, joshua, and he said it was inspired by a time where he was just in doubt about the impact he was making. These guys at christian, and they try to spread jesus' love and compassion and message through there music. At the time he wrote this, he was feeling, as i myself have felt from time to time, as if nothing he was doing was really making an impact on the world "did all my words fall on deaf ears? Was what i wrote only shown to closed eyes? " this was him struggling with doubt about his purpose and the path he chose for himself. Great song.
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    UnregisteredMay 24, 2012 at 1:25 am
    The world brings us on our knees and in times of pain doubt and sorrowness we should always strive to make things better..
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    UnregisteredApr 23, 2012 at 8:16 pm
    The meaning of this song it relates to the end of he world and how the singer kyle pavone, doesn't understands how the reality he built works around him, how he is furious on how people doesn't give the much attention others seek.
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    UnregisteredFeb 29, 2012 at 5:57 pm
    Life has its ups and downs and there's nothing any of us, as humans, can do to control those results. The only thing we can do is make the best of what cards we're dealt, and learn to find the positive. And if a result is directly related to an action of ours, it's up to us to fix the mistake and learn from it, preventing us from doing it again.
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    UnregisteredFeb 17, 2012 at 1:57 am
    I agree with the previous comments. But one part really got to me...
    "six years ago i married a bride. I'm not sure she was meant to be mine. "
    Six years ago (from 2011 when this song was released), we came as romans was formed. I think this song is about how they made the decision to become a band, but they're second guessing the path they chose. They realize that their choices matter more than ever at this point in their career, and they realize that they can't afford to mess up. They need to fix things when everything comes crashing down because that's how to make this dream come true. That's my opinion on this.

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