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I'm gonna fight 'em off
A seven nation army couldn't hold me back
They're gonna rip it off Taking their time right behind my back
And I'm talking to myself at night because I can't forget
Back and forth through my mind behind a cigarette

And the message coming from my eyes it says leave it alone

Don't want to hear about it every single one's got a story to tell
Everyone knows about it from the Queen of England to the hounds of hell
And if I catch it coming back my way I'm gonna serve it to you
And that ain't what you want to hear, but that's what I'll do

And the feeling coming from my bones it says find a home

I'm going to Wichita
Far from this opera forever more
I'm gonna work the straw, make the sweat drip out of every pore
And I'm pleading, and I'm pleading, and I'm pleading right before the Lord
All the words are gonna bleed from me and I will think no more
And the stains coming from my blood tell me go back home



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  • Justin5043
    +1
    Justin5043Mar 4, 2010 at 4:10 pm
    This is a good song and what suprizes me is that ther are only 2 people in the band but i seems like ther is more...
  • u
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    UnregisteredFeb 18, 2012 at 6:30 pm
    How people tell everyone their horror story about freinds on drugs, and then trying to quit and then dying or close toit and pleading how they will change
  • u
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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 10:21 pm
    This song is about hearing untruths about you and you're and you're not going down without a fight but you're strong enough to not let it get to you and you're not gonna give the haters the satifaction of seeing you sweat. So you stay cool but try to come to me to your face... And see what happens
  • killxallxyourxfriends
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    killxallxyourxfriendsFeb 2, 2009 at 4:13 pm
    I'm not quite yet sure what this song means, But I'm glad I discovered them,because They helped me through alot this past week.
  • blob4ever
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    blob4everSep 5, 2008 at 10:00 pm
    I'm going to Wichita
    Far from this opera forever more
    I'm gonna work the straw, make the sweat drip out of every pore
    And I'm bleeding, and I'm bleeding, and I'm bleeding right before the Lord
    All the words are gonna bleed from me and I will think no more
    And the stains coming from my blood tell me go back home

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