"Pictures Of Shorelines" as written by Christopher Andrew Carrabba, Chad J. Neptune, Steve Kleiseth, Nicolau Bonifacio Dominguez and Joshua E. Colbert....
If you insist on pictures of shorelines
then i insist on pages of your lines
meant for me, to be sent to me.
remember watching the storms from the lifeguard stand
remember feeling the tingling in my fingertips, when i touch your lips
and i recall how you sat on the same side of me
it always seemed that you'd always be on my side, you're my best side.
and it's early June so the sand's still dry and you have got the boldest eyes
and I can't help but think it's right
that inside you it's me i'll find
and i'm still waiting...
and it's early June so the sand's still dry and the storm off shore's not far behind
and i'm still waiting...i'm still waiting
and sometimes we don't say a thing for a long while
and the ships off shore hold stories that we'd make
and sometimes we are held at bay by these miles
but less of you is more than i can take.
and the moments that we've shared could last a lifetime
and the faith i have in us will keep you near
but several hundred miles placed in between us
means several hundred words be sent by mail.
i hope this letter finds you well.


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"Pictures of Shorelines" as written by Christopher Andrew Carrabba Chad J. Neptune

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    General Commentgreat song.
    .emo.kid.on January 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWhat a deep, meaningful song, often coined by the lyrical master, Chris Carraba...if i could only have a slice of his lyrical talent...*sigh*
    ShortManon March 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is such an amazing song...not surprising, its commin from an amazing band. it's songs and bands like these that make me wonder why not too many people have heard of them! im really into the emo-puck stuff, and i don't understand why its not extremely popular like all the other rock. i dunno, just something to think about... :oP
    BlindBlinkon March 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentMaybe it's better that way. Well i see it like this, only a few (since the world is big) get to be apart of this phenomina of music and powerful lyrics you should be happy. and why did he (Chris) switch bands neways?
    Kyrieon April 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentChris switched bands because he was tired of rockin out. He wanted to show his softer side with Dashboard Confessional. If you like FSF then you would probably lilke dashboard, check him out if u havent
    thisisntscotton May 01, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"but less of you is more than i can take"
    absolutely amazing. that line is just what has been on the tip of my tongue for a really long time and i just couldnt express it. what a great song.
    dr.jacobon May 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentpunkinemo...that is real childish when you attempt to bash chris. get a life.
    lunch box angelon May 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commentchris is an amazing artist and an incredible lyricist who is going to make something he loves to do something that can support him. the new singer is absolutely incredible, and further seems forever will rock on. as for this song, i don't know if fsf will ever reach a level like this again, but i hope both dashboard and fsf excel in the future.
    SoyFarraon May 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commentin my opinion, both DC and FSF rock, either one cuz each represents a different point of music. DC-deep, sweet, and something to play on a date, while FSF-deep, somthing you can dance too, and awesome for a party!!
    EMOAznBreakeron May 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthow can you dis chris. he is amazing. talented. and just plain wonderful.
    tinkabellon May 10, 2002   Link

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