By Myself

Linkin Park

What do I do ignore them behind me?
Do I follow my instincts blindly?
Do I hide my pride/From these bad dreams
And I give in to sad thoughts that are maddening?
Do I/Sit here and try to stand it?
Or do I/Try to catch them red-handed?
Do I trust some and get fooled by phoniness,
Or do I trust nobody and live in loneliness?
Because I can't hold on/When I'm stretched so thin
I make the right moves but I'm lost within
I put on my daily facade but then
I just end up getting hurt again
By myself [myself]
I ask why, but in my mind
I find I can't rely on myself

I can't hold on
[To what I want when I'm stretched so thin]
It's all to much to take in
I can't hold on
[To anything watching every thing spin]
With thoughts of failure sinking in

If I/Turn my back I'm defenseless
And to go blindly seems senseless
If I hide my pride and let it all go on/Them they'll
Take from me till everything is gone
If I let them go I'll be outdone
But if I try to catch them I'll be outrun
If I'm killed by the questions like a cancer
Them I'll be buried in the silence of the answer
[By myself]

How do you think/I've lost so much
I'm so afraid /I'm out of touch
How do you expect/I will know what to do
When all I know/Is what you tell me to

Don't you know
I can't tell you how to make it to go
No matter what I Do, how hard I try
I can't seem to convince my self why
I'm stuck on the out side