The Anchors

Album: We Do What We Want (2011)
  • And it hurt just to touch
    On the words
    I said too much
    I was just a kid
    I thought that I could not be caught
    And much less by the moment
    But the words came flooding from my mouth

    Some things will never surface
    They capsized so long ago
    I didn't want to still be sinking
    But the anchor won't let me go

    Those things that we thought were never there
    Those ghosts we brought with us everywhere

    From your birth you were born into this
    Never knowing when the walls would crack
    In your defense you were so unprepared
    You said the things that you can't take back

    Those things that we thought were never there
    Those ghosts we brought with us everywhere

    I want to explain this but nothing's making sense
    There's poison in my blood
    It claimed both of our lives
    That world we thought important
    Crumbled into nothing

    Will words define me? I am more than a moment
    Will words define me? I am more than a moment
    That day behind me, but I cannot shake it
    I am more than a moment, more than a moment

    And the beauty left my eyes
    I was standing there with the rest of my life
    Knowing I would never be the same
    Knowing I had changed
    I had become more than what I had dreamed
    The look of the youth, but with hands stained
    The look of the youth, but with my hands stained

    Tell them I'm sorry
    Tell them I'm sorry
    Does she know I'm sorry?

    Guilty!
    Guilty!
    I am guilty!

    How were those words in my head?
    (I am so sorry for what I have done)
    For somebody else, somebody else
    (They all asked me why and I know)
    I wish that I could have said
    (I know I still can't stop myself)
    Anything else, anything else

    I want to explain this but nothing's making sense
    There's poison in my blood
    It claimed both of our lives
    That world we thought important
    Crumbled into nothing
    The bitter treasures so elementary Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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