orchids lyrics – stone sour

you hold me inside your iris
like a terminal stain on life
you condescend to my primal brain
and twist me around like a knife
can’t begin to explain
the feelings i have restrained
don’t ask me how i am
because you’re too busy planning your epitaph
let me tell you

don’t – try to be the one – person
who has stayed – just to say
they never left me!
aggravated, complicated, someone say it
god, i never learn…

you keep me hidden behind a curtain,
an audible human display
you feed me orchids to give me courage
and keep me in line with disdain

can’t begin to explain
the feelings i have restrained
don’t ask me how i am
because you’re too busy planning your epitaph
let me tell you

don’t – try to be the one – person
who has stayed – just to say
they never left me!
aggravated, complicated, someone say it
god, i never learn:

i have nothing left for you…
you left me with nothing

i live at arm’s length and die a little,
between your constants by day
i want my soul back before it’s over,
i can’t even wish you away

can’t begin to explain
the feelings i have restrained
don’t ask me how i am
because you’re too busy planning your epitaph
let me tell you

don’t – try to be the one – person
who has stayed – just to say
they never left me!
aggravated, complicated, someone say it
god, i never learn:

i never learn!!

/ stone sour lyrics