Fingernails

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Skillet

Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. The band currently consists of husband and wife John (lead vocals, bass) and Korey Cooper (rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals), along with Jen Ledger (drums, vocals) and Seth Morrison (lead guitar). The band has … more »

Never reaching what I want to reach  Never being who I want to be
 Blaming me when I fall and fail
All my dreams splintering
 Under my fingernails  Under my fingernails 

I'm empty, lonely, and accused  Accused without a word
My fingernails are chipping down
From clawing in the dirt
I'm so lost, lost and confused 
I threw it all away
How can I be beautiful 
When I am so afraid 

 Never reaching what I want to reach  Never being who I want to be
 Blaming me when I fall and fail
All my dreams splintering
 Under my fingernails 
All my dreams out of reach  Under my fingernails 

I watched it all slip through my hands 
My brokenness revealed
I'm so proud, I'm so proud 
I'm crying to be filled 
I'm killing, destroying the plague 
That's killing me away
I've got to live, I've got to love
Like I am unafraid 

 Never reaching what I want to reach  Never being who I want to be
 Blaming me when I fall and fail
All my dreams splintering
 Under my fingernails 
 Under my fingernails 

All my dreams out of reach  Under my fingernails 

I'm wasting, wasting every moment 
I want to be tasting  Tasting every moment with you
I'm suffering, I'm bleeding, on my knees 
Who's going to save me?
Suffering, bleeding 
Save me from this pit of frailty 

 Never reaching what I want to reach  Never being who I want to be
 Blaming me when I fall and fail
All my dreams splintering
 Under my fingernails  Under my fingernails 

All my dreams out of reach  Under my fingernails 

 Never reaching me

Written by: Alexander Greenwald, Jason Schwartzmann

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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