"My December" as written by Mike Shinoda, Brad Delson, Joseph Hahn, Chester Charles Bennington and Robert G. Bourdon....
This is my December
This is my time of the year
This is my December
This is all so clear

This is my December
This is my snow covered home
This is my December
This is me alone

And I
Just wish that I didn't feel
Like there was something I missed
And I
Take back all the things I said
To make you feel like that
And I
Just wish that I didn't feel
Like there was something I missed
And I
Take back all the things that I said to you

And I give it all away
Just to have somewhere to go to
Give it all away
To have someone to come home to

This is my December
These are my snow covered dreams
This is me pretending
This is all I need

And I
Just wish that I didn't feel
Like there was something I missed
And I
Take back all the things I said
To make you feel like that
And I
Just wish that I didn't feel
Like there was something I missed
And I
Take back all the things I said to you

And I give it all away
Just to have somewhere to go to
Give it all away
To have someone to come home to

This is my December
This is my time of the year
This is my December
This is all so clear

And I give it all away
Just to have somewhere to go to
Give it all away
To have someone to come home to


Lyrics submitted by matt24

"My December" as written by Chester Charles Bennington Brad Delson

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +5
    My InterpretationFirst of all, I'd like to say this is a phenomenal song written by talented artists, known as Linkin Park.

    To me, "My December" is a metaphor. This song screams solitude. Loneliness. It's almost to a point of desperation, hence, "...give it all away, just to have someone to go to..." He's saying having ANYONE is better than this hollow, lonely feeling. It's better to share happiness with someone than to be alone with it.

    "And I
    Take back all the things I said
    to make you feel like that
    And I
    Just wish that I didn't feel
    like there was something I missed"

    ^^This conveys regret, and feeling incomplete after a fight or argument despite winning (or not), because at the end of the day, something is still missing. That's enough to leave one regretting previous actions.

    Personally, this song strikes a sentiment within me. It brings me back to a dark time in my life. I still feel this way: lonely.

    Again, great song & that's my two cents.
    AubergineGirlon May 21, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song sends shivers down my spine and brings tears to my eyes... Cliche as that is, it does... To me, it means that someone just broke up with him, for whatever reason, and he wishes he could take back whatever made her feel that way... and that she was still there for him..
    PaintedPerfectionon March 14, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentone of my favorites
    jwcg3on December 04, 2001   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis songs about how the money u made, the success u had, doesnt matter when it all comes down to it. If u dont have someone in ur life that u love, u dont have anything. This is a side message in In the End.
    badbobbyon February 10, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWhat can I say? Linkin park has done it again!!! I've been obsess with this song the first time I heard it played. What struck me most about "My December" were its simple yet evocative lyrics. This song generates a powerful harmonic resonance with a sense of horizontal stream and an emotional melodic core produce by Chester and Mike. This song is incredible.....not to mention LINKIN PARK themselves!
    AlyssaCon March 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDam, this song kicks ass!!!
    Sexy Aggieon December 01, 2001   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHey, they can really do something else! This is a great song!
    Pumpkin-86on December 03, 2001   Link
  • 0
    General Commentshows that linkin park arent trying to capitalize on one style of music that theyre good at. good song.. simple.. but hard hitting in its own way. december for me is usually a time of reflections.. over the past year.. and the cold kind of clears ur mind to all of the prejudices u harboured.. and its filled with regrets.. but also another chance.. anther year
    bo0yaaon January 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt is filled with regrets like bo0yaa said, it also expirences loss which a lot of people like hearing when they are also expirencing loss because it makes listeners feel that they're not alone.
    ~*LAZARUS*~on January 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti only have one thing to say about this...O-BABY!!! i absolutely *LOVE* linkin park with a burning passion, and i have to say this is their BEST song yet!!! it is just so great in its own way and sends a different vibe to everyone...its just great!
    leatherpanther69on February 09, 2002   Link

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