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Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From a Memory

(1999)
TypeStudio Full-length
GenresProgressive Metal
LabelsElektra Records
Album rating :  95.2 / 100
Votes :  143
Lyrics > D > Dream Theater Lyrics (149) > Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From a Memory Lyrics (12) >

Scene Five: Through Her Eyes Lyrics

7. Scene Five: Through Her Eyes (5:29)
Track rating :  90.8 / 100      Votes :  15     
[Present]

[Nicholas:]
She never really had a chance
On that fateful moonlit night
Sacrificed without a fight
A victim of her circumstance

Now that I've become aware
And I've exposed this tragedy
A sadness grows inside of me
It all seems so unfair

I'm learning all about my life
By looking through her eyes

Just beyond the churchyard gates
Where the grass is overgrown
I saw the writing on her stone
I felt like I would suffocate

In loving memory of our child
So innocent, eyes open wide
I felt so empty as I cried
Like part of me had died

I'm learning all about my life
By looking through her eyes

And as her image
Wandered through my head
I wept just like a baby
As I lay awake in bed

And I know what it's like
To lose someone you love
And this felt just the same

She wasn't given any choice
Desperation stole her voice
I've been given so much more in life
I've got a son, I've got a wife

I had to suffer one last time
To grieve for her and say goodbye
Relive the anguish of my past
To find out who I was at last

The door has opened wide
I'm turning with the tide
Looking through her eyes
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