i wrote a four word letter
though i'd lived i hadn't been alive
you held my hem but i traveled blind
thought i'd sold my soul for something better
the rain came down, it wet my eyes
i didn't mind
it's not me that you've missed
you heard me when i cried
"you've seen you've loved a side of me that died"
i remember sunshine
and you were mine
it's still a little cloudy but there's no rain in sight
you were mine


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Four Word Letter song meanings
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    My OpinionI always thought the four word letter was "dear [name]....... sincerely [name (most likely Aaron)]" as in he couldn't think of anything to write or didn't have anything to say at the time.
    zidanetranceon June 13, 2010   Link
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    General CommentMy friend should see this...maybe then he wouldnt hate emo music
    .AndIThought.on June 17, 2003   Link
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    General CommentEmo is the best music ever. Haha. I used to be all "eww emo" and now i am like "aww emo"
    HerHeartCrieson June 18, 2003   Link
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    General Commentehh sorry but this is not 'emo'. go listen to dashboard if you want emo.
    bofon September 28, 2004   Link
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    General Commentgo buy the new record it has "four word letter pt. 2"...wow its amazing.....yeah
    go buy it now
    chadeouson October 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone know what he means by four word letter? i can't figure it out
    bofon October 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commentjudging by the new version i think four word letter is a suicide note that someone (maybe aaron) wrote that read "i love you, goodbye" because of the post script "though i lived i'd never been alive"
    khalloson October 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthey bof, you obviously dont know what emo is. id say that this is just as emo as dashboard. emo doesnt have to be "slow and weepy". emo is music that makes people think about life, love, blablabla. all those emotions that are defined simply as sad, nostalgic, etc. id say this is definitly emo
    clenchedandbleedingon November 10, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYou obviously don't know what emo is either clenched.

    Emo lesson #1:

    Emo = emotive hardcore. The emotive referred to the guitar and vocals, not the lyrics. I suggest you kids start doing your research starting with Husker Du's, "Zen Arcade." Really the record that led to emo in the first place. The end.


    This song and mewithoutyou are amazing.
    icason November 30, 2004   Link
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    General Commenticas is rite.. but emo does have a lot to do with lyrics as well..
    and this song and mewithoutyou are amazing. no questions asked.
    and aaron is really a great guy.. and can write amazing music. if you haven't seen them live then you are missing out on some of the best shows out there.
    mewithoutYOU21on January 08, 2005   Link

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