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Somewhere I Belong - Linkin Park
The song “Somewhere I Belong” is about a person who feels out of place and alone.
This person has nothing to say and it’s his fault.
The one thing he wants is to find a place where he belongs. The main issue in this poem is about depression and it is conveyed through underlying messages and the tone.
The person in this song is depressed because he doesn’t fit in and even starts to blame himself. The Words “i wanna heal i wanna feel what i thought was never real i wanna let go of the pain I’ve felt so long. erase all the pain til its gone i wanna heal i wanna feel like im close to something real. "i wanna find something ive wanted all along somewhere i belong”
These lyrics could suggest that the singer is reaching out and explaining what he has been longing for, or something that he has needed in his lifetime. “I wanna let go of the pain ive felt so long” this could be an indication that he was abused as a child and didn't feel like he belonged.
“ It is not the way i had imagined it all in my mind”, The singer could be explaining that as a child he picked a path which he thought would become good but in the end but made him more miserable and depressed.
They have nothing left to say they are surprised that they have made it this far and its not the way they thought it would be they have no optimism left because they don’t know why everyone is looking at them differently, they feel like its all down hill and nothing will get better and its all their fault.
This part is about healing... doing it on their own they and fixing what was wrong they are trying to find themselves and try to fit in to a group or belong to something which makes them feel wanted.
The words “i will never be anything til i break away from me, i will break away. ill find myself today” The song could be explaining one persons struggle with drugs, which...