Things Aren't So Beautiful Now

Album: Things Aren't So Beautiful Now (2004)
  • Scene begins as a telephone rings
    Chokes a gasp at the awful news it brings
    A phone call she's been avoiding
    She knows he's reached the end
    Hooked up the respirator
    It breaths life into my callused lungs
    My heart beat's getting fainter
    I know my time has come

    It's getting colder
    Been trying to show her that I'm not the one
    To be there beside her
    Now I'm crossing over
    Can no one console her?
    Alone she'll remain
    With no way to end this pain

    Now I realize the things that I
    (all of the things that I wanted in this world)
    The things i have done to you
    (what have I done to you?)
    Why you gave your love with all your heart
    (hands went way too fast)
    With all that a heart can give

    Intentions that you'll never know
    The reason why I had to lead astray
    I gave you a lifetime of pain and remorse
    (mistakes that were never yours)
    The wrong in my life can never be right
    (it flashes before my eyes)

    (How did he come to this?
    His mind is working harder than ever before
    Thousands of thoughts in seconds
    His last thoughts were of her,
    and how he and he alone had destroyed the once
    vibrant spirit he had coveted so deeply
    The last pain he had ever caused is to the only
    woman who ever loved him...)

    Bright light is calling me upward
    (a ghost for now)
    I follow and leave you below
    Now you're all alone
    And I leave you with nobody by your side
    Not to hurt you ever again
    Never break your spirit for me
    Now I'm all alone
    Still I cherish the things that you've given to me
    Bright light is calling me upward
    I follow and leave you below


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