A chilling silence. A world of violets. My breath materialized again.
Immaculate. Inanimate. A comfort cutting time I see... a string of white
lights. Forever walking through December. Forever longing for a sign of
life, a bringer of light. Forever wandering together through a world of
violets. Ice everlasting. A full moon casting a purple veil enshrouding all. I
perambulate, somnambulant. A solace piercing time I see... a string of
white lights. If only one for night, if only for one night, if only for one
night remember. If only for one night, if only for one night, if only for
one night together.


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    General Comment. . . I wonder if Davey uses a thesaurus or if he just has a giant vocabulary
    Valaroukoon July 20, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbootiful freakin song.
    daiprncssdeceiton May 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbootiful freakin song.
    daiprncssdeceiton May 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think he wrote the song while on a tour.

    I always thought he was saying "A world of violence"
    Fufuon May 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIt is obvious that he is describing a winter scene. Perhaps as an analogy. Davey doesn't really like to tell people what it meant to him because he doesnt want to crush their opinion. This happened to him and the Cure. This song is very well composed and jade proves once again what you can do with those Days of the Pheonix chords ;)
    schmoon May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is great. It's one of my favorites. ^ . ^ I love AFI so much!
    LoveMeMoreThanToaston May 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment...I think he is saying Violence
    ShaddyDaddyon June 29, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me think of solitude and looking for the one thing in life that will complete you. That it doesn't matter how beautiful something is, as long as you're still looking, everything is cold to you.

    Of course, I tend to dream a bit...
    division2roninon July 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentNow I see why this song is always in Ski Videos ;-)

    I always thought he was saying violence as well, but look at the rest of the lyrics, wouldn't make much sense.
    TheSundevilon July 06, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing. afi owns
    XxXstewpid kidXxXon July 10, 2002   Link

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