Alice In Chains

What does friend mean to you?
A word so wrongfully abused
Are you like me, confused
All included but you

The sounds of silence often soothe
Shapes and colors shift with mood
Pupils widen and change their hue
Rapid brown avoid clear blue

Why's it have to be this way?
Be this way?

Flowers watched through wide brown eyes bloom
A child sings an unclaimed tune
Innocence spins cold cocoon
Grow to see the pain too soon

Why's it have to be this way?
Be this way?

At 7 am on a tuesday, usual august
Next week I'll be 28
I'm still young, it'll be me
Off the wall I scrape, you
I can't wake, I gotta wake
To cause this wake, I gotta wake no more
It causes wake, to drown this hate
To never really stay, never will
You take your plate
Put me through hell, live, live
Direct your fate
You say I can do it so well
Your expiration date
Fate, date, expiration date
(This was the last time)
And don't fuck with me again
My own clean slate
Don't fuck with me again
Makes your eyes dilate
Makes you shake

Written by: Jerry Cantrell / Layne Staley / Mike Inez / Sean Kinney
Subtitled by anj. Revised by 6 people.
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