One Lyrics

The cerebrum has suffered massive and reparable damage
You never know what has happened to him
If I have not been sure of this, I would not have permitted him to live
Where am I? Father, what happened? I need help

What is democracy? What is democracy?
It got something to do with young men killing each other, Arthur
What if its my turn, will you want me to go?
For democracy, any man would give his only begotten son

It is impossible for any severed individual to experience pain
Pleasure, memory, dream or thought of any kind
This young man will be as unfeeling as unthinking as the dead
Until the day joins them

I don't know weather I'm alive or dreaming or dead or remembering
How can you tell what's a dream and what's real
When you can't even tell when your awake and when your asleep
Where am I?

I cant remember anything
Can't tell if this is true or dream
Deep down inside I feel to scream
This terrible silence stops with me

Now that the war is through with me
I'm waking up, I cannot see
That there's not much left of me
Nothing is real but pain now

Hold my breath as I wish for death
Oh, please God, wake me

They kept my head and chopped off everything
Oh, God, please make them hear me
They won't listen, they wont hear me
They got to wake me up Ill be like this for years, hear me

Back in the womb it's much too real
In pumps life that I must feel
But can't look forward to reveal
Look to the time when I'll live

Fed through the tube that sticks in me
Just like a wartime novelty
Tied to machines that make me be
Cut this life off from me

Hold my breath as I wish for death
Oh, please God, wake me
It's like a piece of me

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Songwriter(s): Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, James Alan Hetfield, S. Dudas, R. Starkey, M. Hudson, D. Grakal, Dave Evans, Paul David Hewson, Lars Ulrich
Copyright: Polygram Int. Music Publishing B.V., Creeping Death Music, Startling Music Ltd. c/o Bruce V. Grakal
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metallica fan 12/23/10,08:42

man sad song its about a guy that is kept alive when he has no legs no arms no face no ears and wants to die but cant say it man that sucks i would wish for death if i was in his spot metallica u rock
Anya 01/04/14,07:39

This song is about a man who was in a bomb attack and life absolutely SUCKS he wants God to end his life. I agree with Metallica fan it is a really sad song but even though i'm a girl
One by Metallica is my favorite
metal_man 01/25/12,21:30

Why is this crap still up here?!?! He added lines from the video and messed up the rest of the lyrics! Take this crap down
Takky 01/16/12,12:39

STUPIDS! The person who posted these lyrics also put the things that the video say in this. Go watch the OFFICIAL MUSIC VID!
JJS 09/09/11,23:11

These lyrics are wrong. This beginning does not exist in the recorded song and this is missing the whole last half of the song and it won't let me change it!!!
Danny 05/19/11,13:32

Stupid, Stupid editor why do you have to be so stupid but other than that, this is a amazing song cept kirk sucks
Keva 05/03/11,22:43

No stupid!! The song was written about a book called Johnny's Got A Gun. They made a movie about the book. Just like For Whom the Bell Tolls is also based on book.
broski69 04/11/11,20:12

yeah he did screw up the lyrics. he forgot the whole last part. and those beginning lyrics are in the video but he doesnt even have all of them.
Die21 03/25/11,21:05

The lyrics are like that because if you look up the song on YouTube it has a music vid the lyrics wear from that vid
jmfd 09/24/10,11:22

this song goes hard fa real metallica is the only muzik i listen to like this everthing else is rap but theres tht realness about metallica tht i like
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