In the sky is the moon
This large yellow circle finds her in the mood.
In her eyes I can see it all.
A short plaid skirt, a white short sleeve shirt.
My dreams aren't premonitions,
because I'm dreaming of impossible outcomes.
I've tried to understcnd but I just don't understand
empty signposts seen through large windows.
Late one fall afternoon after school,
in the cool, cool suburban breeze of Louisville.
It's unaffordable.
It's unavoidable.
It's inevitable.
Our eyes, hearts and worts are evidence
My dreams aren't premonitions
Because I'm dreaming of impossible outcomes
I've tried to understand but I just don't understand
Empty signposts seen through large windows


Lyrics submitted by PLANES

Impossible Outcomes song meanings
Add your thoughts

10 Comments

sort form View by:
  • 0
    General CommentWow, this is a really good song im surprised no one has posted yet. I kno it's not originally by the get up kids, but it really is a good song.
    Action and Actionon April 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhose it originally by? i agree, its a totally awesome song. the get up kids rock!! (cant wait till their next cd comes out)
    kid_girl734on April 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is one of the best covers by the Get Up Kids i've ever head. It's great.
    leilalovesemoon May 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwell. to the best of my knowledge, the song's a metroschifter cover. although, it's not really a cover, metroschifter had an album that they wrote, but didn't play. a bunch of bands did songs for them, and the get up kids were one of them.
    Flik.on May 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song. It's about not thinking you are good enough for someone. It is an upbeat song about hopelessness. His dreams do not tell the future because he dreams the impossible. Go GUKs, Rock Music!
    ChaosFluro24on July 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeay... metroschifter wrote it for them i heard/... or at least ws given the notion of. Good song.
    the get up kidon July 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt says in the liner notes of eudora (which is where I heard the song anyway) that it was a metroschifter song so that's what I'm assuming. It's about dreaming about a girl but knowing it's never going to happen, but not stopping the dream.
    finchguyon September 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti cant belve more people havent made more comments its the best song in the world
    shiteon October 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits a cool song. what year was it released?? they sound a lot younger.
    overcastmorningon March 11, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbuy some albums
    CHOOSE BRONZEon March 21, 2003   Link

Add your thoughts

Log in now to tell us what you think this song means.

Don’t have an account? Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. It’s super easy, we promise!

Back to top
explain