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If you could only see the beast you've made of me
I held it in but now it seems you've set it running free
Screaming in the dark, I howl when we're apart
drag my teeth across your chest to taste your beating heart

My fingers claw your skin,...

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    anonymous
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    Jul 21st, 2012 7:19pm report


    i think its about when u lose your virginity to someone and after that u find yourself wanting more



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    anonymous
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    Dec 28th, 2011 12:25pm report


    I think it's pointing out how dangerous love is. That "even a man pure of heart who says his prayers by night can still become a wolf when the autum moon is bright," meaning no matter how good you are, love can turn you into a monster.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 30th, 2011 11:56pm report


    Love can bring out the animalistic instincts within out in the open. When it says "you are the moon for which I have to howl" it means she is mesmerized by someone like a beautiful moon, and she simply has to swoon. When it says "be careful of the curse, that falls on young lovers" it means that anyone can fall under the curse of love easily. "A man who...prays by night" means even highly conservative religious people can turn into a wolf as well (:



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    anonymous
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    May 16th, 2011 5:40pm report


    To me, this is about lusting after someone so intensely that it consumes you. You pine for your lover when you're apart, and can't control yourself when you're with them. You'd go to the ends of the earth to get to where they are, because you're driven by this primal instinct to be with them and touch them.




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