Masterpiece Theatre I - Marianas Trench

First it comes on quiet creeping slow
Clever words and phrases only stain
I remain so lost and buried under everything that I need
When all I want is you

I've been here so very long
And every word is calculated never questioned or debated
All these practiced poses I could wreck it if I had to
But I'm the wreck so what would that do?
My masterpiece will fall apart; it was over before the start

If I burn out and slip away
This is just a part I portray
This is just a part I portray
You're beautiful, can I hide in you awhile?
This is just a part I portray
This is just a part I portray

They keep mostly to themselves
Don't make a sound in case they hear you.
It only hurts me to be near you
Keep those tired eyes closed, careful follow my instruction
And I will show you self-destruction.
This masterpiece is only mine, entirely guilty by design

If I burn out and slip away
This is just a part I portray
This is just a part I portray
You're beautiful, can I hide in you awhile
This is just a part I portray
Can I hide in you awhile

Just can't let it, let it out
I just can't let it out (x4)

If this is just a part I portray
You're beautiful, can I hide in you awhile
You're beautiful

If this is just a part I portray
If this is just a part I portray
I don't know how it got this way

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