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DREAM THEATER - Scarred

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- john petrucci<br><br>To rise, to fall.<br>To hurt, to hate.<br>To want, to wait.<br>To heal, to save.<br><br>Can't hear it<br>We fear it<br>Awareness won't come near it<br><br>Distractive<br>Reactive<br>Disguised in spite of time<br><br>I never bared my emotion<br>My passion always strong<br>I never lost my devotion<br>But somewhere fate went wrong<br><br>Can't let them rape me again<br>Your venom's not family here<br>Won't let them fill me with<br>Fatalistic remedies<br><br>What if the rest of the world<br>Was hopelessly blinded by fear? <br>Where would my sanctity live? <br>Suddenly nobody cares.<br><br>It's never enough<br>You're wasting your time<br>Isn't there something I could say? <br>You don't understand<br>You're closing me out<br>How can we live our lives this way? <br><br>You tell me I'm wrong<br>I'm risking my life<br>Still, I have nothing in return<br>I show you my hands<br>You don't see the scars<br>Maybe you'll leave me here to burn.<br><br>What if the rest of the world<br>Was hopelessly drowning in vain? <br>Where would our self pity run? <br>Suddenly everyone cares.<br><br>Blood...heal me<br>Fear...change me<br>Belief will always save me<br>Blood...swearing<br>Fear...staring<br>Conviction made aware<br><br>Give up on misery<br>Turn your back on dissent<br>Leave their distrust behind<br>Wash your hands of regret<br><br>Do you feel you don't know me anymore? <br>And do you feel I'm afraid of your love? <br>And how come you don't want me asking? <br>And how come my heart's not invited? <br>You say you want everyone happy<br>Well, we're not laughing.<br><br>And how come you don't understand me? <br>And how come I don't understand you? <br>Thirty years say we're in this together<br>So open your eyes.<br><br>People in prayer for me<br>Everyone there for me<br>Sometimes I feel I should face this alone<br>My soul exposed<br>It calms me to know that I won't<br><br>Blood...heal me<br>Fear...change me<br>Belief will always save me<br>Blood...swearing<br>Fear...staring<br>Conviction made aware<br><br>Give up on misery<br>Turn your back on dissent<br>Leave their distrust behind<br>Wash your hands of regret<br><br>Blood...heal me<br>Fear...change me<br>Belief will always save me<br>Blood...swearing<br>Fear...staring<br>Conviction made aware<br><br>Learning from misery<br>Staring back at dissent<br>Leaving distrust behind<br>I'm inspired and content

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