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Artist: Poe
Album: Haunted

Don't you mess with a little girl's dream
'Cause she's liable to grow up mean

Surprised you to find that I'm laughing?
You thought that you'd find me in tears
You thought I'd be crawling the walls
Like a tiny mosquito and trembling in fear

Well you may be king for the moment
But I am a queen understand
And I've got your pawns and your bishops
And castles
All inside the palm of my hand

While you were looking the other way
While you had your eyes closed
While you were licking your lips
'Cause I was miserable
While you were selling your soul
While you were tearing a hole in me

I was taking control

Now I have taken control
Now I have taken control...

This is beginning to feel good
Watching you squirm in your shoes
A small bead of sweat on your brow
And a growl in your belly your scared to let through

You thought you could keep me from loving
You thought you could feed on my soul
But while you were busy destroying my life
What was half in me has become whole

While you were looking the other way
While you had your eyes closed
While you were licking your lips
'Cause I was miserable
While you were selling your soul
While you were tearing a hole in me

I was taking control

Now I have taken control
Now I have taken control...

So this is how it feels
To breath in the summer air
The feel the sand between my toes
And love inside my ear
All those things that you taught me to fear
I've got them in my garden now
And your not welcome here

Come a little bit closer
Let me look at you
I gave you the benefit
Of the doubt it's true
But keep in mind my darling
Not every saint is a fool

While you were looking the other way
While you had your eyes closed
While you were licking your lips
'Cause I was miserable
While you were selling your soul
While you were tearing a hole in me

I was taking control

Now I have taken control
Now I have taken control...

Don't you mess with me

Father: there has to be more to life than this, because in our
confrontation with a cold cold universe, there is something comical
to the idea that we can really impose our will on humanity-- power corrupts!

Daughter :
This is scaring me

Father and daughter 2:

Daughter : ...I live at the end of a 5 and 1/2 minute hallway

Father:
And at the end of it all lies of course the final
phenomenon of deterioration entropy, which is a predictable
disintegrations which the creative life ceases: everything has to fall apart.

Daughter:
Why are you always so serious?!
Comments/Interpretations
by Marchomh@gmail.com on 6/2/2008 5:35am
This so great...use on ps1 game called apocalypse...i got this song...and its great!
by Heather on 12/20/2009 1:17pm
"This cannot be all that there is to life, because, in our confrontation with an enormous and cold universe, there is something comical to the idea that we can really enforce our will on humanity: Power corrupts."
Duh.
by elcabezon22@hotamil.com on 11/18/2010 11:24pm
this is one of the bests songs i've ever hear!!!

esta es una de las mejores canciones que escuché en mi vida!!

Exelente!
by Bri on 5/30/2011 3:02pm
I grew up listening to Poe. My sister introduced me to her on a ride from Texas to Ohio. When inwas three. Lolz. I'm thirteen now and still listening to her. I used to only listen to haunted and by five years old I knew the lyrics to haunted and control by heart although I didn't know what they ment haha.
by den on 1/19/2012 1:21pm
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