In the May 2006 issue interview with Revolver about the album re-issue, guitarist Mark Morton and vocalist Randy Blythe talked about the meanings of the song on the album and information about them.
The song "Letter to the Unborn" contains no lyrics to read in the book of the CD. The song indeed has lyrics but, according to Blythe, the song is very personal concerning the death of his daughter with his ex-wife.…
I want some hatred on through
This pain to feel you're fading
They say stop be more gentle
It seems I walk this hard trail alone