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Marianas Trench – Porcelain lyrics

You thought by now
You'd have it figured out
You can't erase the way it pulls
When seasons change
It hurts sometimes
To find where you begin
You are perfect porcelain

The slow and simple melody
Of tears you cannot keep from me
It's alright if you don't know what you need

I'm right here when
You need someone to see
It's not speak
Or forever hold your peace
It's alright to take time
And find where you've been
You are perfect porcelain

The slow and simple melody
Of tears you cannot keep from me
It's alright if you don't know what you need

Oh, when your heart releases,
You won't fall to pieces
You'll let those old diseases lie
Oh, and your heart releases,
You won't fall to pieces
And your breath comes crashing in
Like perfect porcelain

The slow and simple melody
Of tears you cannot keep from me
It's alright if you don't know what you need



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    This song means everything to me. It means being strong and being there for your loved one even if they don't love you back. I believe it means putting that special person before yourself no matter how broken you are. It also means accepting the person you are. I think it's about showing how you feel -crying. Sometimes you can't understand how you feel hence, 'it's alright if you don't know what you need'.
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    What I took from this was that, he has a special tie with this person. This person is very special to him. This person is perfect to him, beautiful with a beautiful personality. But, he's imperfect. But this person is porcelain, they break. And he's saying they won't break, they can get rid of those diseases. But he can't. They haunt him forever and he can't let them go like the perfect person.

    The top lyrics, where he's saying that you can't change the seasons. They can't put up walls, they can't change who he is because he is a person who can't let go that easily, unlike this person. "Of tears you cannot keep from me." This person is always trying to fix him, is always trying to make him happy and to forget the past, but he's saying it's not so easy.

    Maybe he's in love with this person. And he's saying that he's in love with them, and he confessed. But even if he's hurting, and they are trying to fix him, he's saying it's not so easy to fix me, just because you are just so perfect. But, I won't pressure you because it's okay if you don't know what you need, even if it's not me.

    Kinda reminds me of Sailor Moon - haha if you know what I mean, I mean Sailor Stars. Yeh.
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    Everyone is like "porcelain" we all crash and "fallout" we all know what its like when theres only so much you can stand before you break. I was called a s*** for four months straight and I burst into tears and nearly passed out in the bathroom bc I couldn't take it and that was only the start, this guy wouldnt stop I'm a girl I told my dad out of all people and he flipped he called the school, school board the police and everything, you have to tell someone or its never gonna get better. I'm right here when.
    You need someone to see.
    It's not speak.
    Or forever hold your peace.
    It's alright to take time.
    And find where you've been.
    You are perfect porcelain.
    No matter how bad the pain you can stay strong and be perfect porcelain and not break.
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    This song is my fav from the whole album the music the lyrics the melody just everything about it I love. All the songs on this album josh wrote and they go along with the story yes but they all have a meaning to him as well he writes about himself and the things that have happened to him it's just how he writes and he can't really help its his way to get it out. To me this song is about a girl who has had a kinda hard life or just something that has caused her to have a hard time to trust people and think she isn't good enough for him and he is just trying to gain her trust an tell her he will never hurt her and that he loves her flaws and all and she is perfect to him and perfect for him.
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    This song is mainly about being flawed, knowing your flawed and that your partner is flawed too, but loving them anyways and letting them know despite the flaws they see, however countless they may seem, they're perfect. Your own piece of imperfect perfection, and that being imperfect, being flawed, makes them real, makes them captivating and alluring and absolutely everything you want. All in all this song is about love, and how when its real, when its true. The flaws don't matter, let go and let live and above all else let love.
    ~ wodiesternefallen.
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    Porcelain is fragile, its something to cherish, if you ever let it fall, it'll break in a million pieces. He loves this girl, and he knows how conflicted she is with her feelings. But he knows how fragile her feelings are right now, and he doesn't ever want to put so much pressure as to break her. Shes a perfect woman he feels is made for him, but he knows with someone like her, he must take his time.
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    I think this song is about his girlfriend cheating on him and not knowing what she wants and wanting to love him but thinking she needs to go out and live her life and figure out why she felt the need to cheat on him to begin with. And how he'll still be there for her when she figures everything out because he loves her and cares about her and despite what she did he still loves her and sees her as perfect like a porcelain doll without any flaws. He understands so he's not completely pushing her out of his life. He'll always be there when she needs him.
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    "porcelain" for me is a message to those who are lost and don't really know how to continue on. I've felt like this recently; my family falling apart, my friends have started splitting up and I've learned that I have severe anemia. "porcelain" reminds me of a good friend that I have, whom I've broken down in front of and somehow always makes things okay again, or at least helps me forget for a while that they were ever wrong. Lastly, it means that you will always be able to get back up again, given some time and the right person to lean on when you can't stand any longer. "we need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken. " -quote by john green, looking for alaska.
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    For me porcelain makes me think about my best friend. She never left me when I was in the darkest part of my life. I'll be thankful to her forever. She's the only one who knows the truth about my past and my break down. Even my parents don't know how lost I was, they don't know what I've done, but she does. I trust her more than everyone. It's good to have someone you know you can say the thing how they are, without retained.
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