Falling away from you always seems so tragic in my mind
I hear that you're doing well now
Things I wish I could have heard from you
But it's been so long since the first time
We tried, oh but anyway...

All my friends say hello
The phone rings, as soft sheets and daylight surround me
She's gone, they tell me. Are you listening?
For the life of me I can't see
Through this haze of sleepless dreaming

Light breaks, the morning shades wake but rise no more
I could have called her the night before empty broken promises lost
I never said goodbye
I never had the time
I never said goodbye

For the life of me I can't see through this haze of sleepless dreaming

Light breaks, the morning shades wake but rise no more
I should have called her the night before you were broken
Now everything's lost
Everything seems lost
All I see in my dreams...



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    General Comment:this song is beautiful, why has no one commented? i wish i could put together what this song means to me, but i just cant figure it out yet. im sure its a simple meaning but to me its much more. i dunno. comment fools.
    bb_crimeson December 31, 2004   Link
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    General Comment:Nobody has commented because it is not on their album and nobody has heard it. (I have and I can definitely see why it was excluded from the album. It's rough and sounds a bit sloppy.)
    Jagfireon January 08, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:you can download/listen to this song on purevolume... i'd recommend it, i think it's pretty amazing but maybe it's just cause i'm in love with the lyrics
    iheartbrandnewon January 24, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:man. I've loved emery for a while now, but I can't deal with this song. It freaking isn't anywhere near the level of greatness that every other song of theirs has earned...
    xPaTxrIcKxon January 25, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:i think this is a great song, nothing compared to fractions or walls, but it's pretty good. i heard it on tooth and nail's album- a near fatal fall (4.99 @ hot topic). it's an awesome cd.
    shekinaon February 01, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:I dont think its any less then the songs on the album, just a bit different. i like it though. woo for Emery on warped tour this year, and new album sometime this summer!!!!
    coolestguyeveron February 26, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:its on their first cd...not that great of a recording but good song in my opinion.
    HeartlessNewon February 28, 2005   Link
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    General Comment:i think it's about an ex-girlfriend who the singer is still having mixed feelings about. he doesn't know if he wants to be friends or more than friends (again) with her and he's obsessing over it a little.
    cstovallon April 23, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:this song reminds me of this one girl im pretty much in love with.

    we used to be so close and now she's never really there... =[
    hardxcorepunkon January 15, 2007   Link
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    My Interpretation:I like this song.. It's a bit different but when you /really/ listen to it it's good.

    I think that his girlfriend has left him and he never got to say things he wanted to and for some reason she died. 'She's gone' being not just.. gone.. but gone. For good.

    Which is why he said he should have said goodbye and he should have called before she was 'broken'
    Dunno. That's what I think [:
    x-serendipitouson November 20, 2008   Link

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