I don't want to come back here, to this place.
It's a cold that only comes from blaming yourself for two decades wasted.
And I don't want to come back here, to this place.
When it all just repeats in my head again, and I cannot stop it.

And the glass in the trees, and all you left here,
Reflects everything that I missed.

And the pavement is still warm from the tires.
I can still feel the fright that the night brings.
Every song that you'd sing.
And I won't ever come back here to this place.
All I ever do is picture you smiling, and then picture you leaving.

And the glass in the trees, and all you left here,
Reflects everything that I missed.

Slow down.

I'll try and make it up to you.

They've cut down the trees to try to forget you.
But I took a vow to never forget you.
If you're still here, then we're waiting.

We'll wait for you to come back home to the broken little foes.
Until the guilt grows and grows.
When the time that's wasted comes back to haunt me.
And I'll deserve every bit. because I'm not spiritual yet.
I'm just reading the lines they gave me from the pulpit.
And it's not fading off, we remember the years.
As we sift through the laughter to find all the tears.
And I'm not worthy of grievance, I did nothing to prevent this.
And standing at your grave, I could have caused this.

Lyrics submitted by chethb22

Glass In The Trees song meanings
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    General Comment"The song is about a very, very close friend of ours who died in a car accident. The crash site was so horrible, the windshield was embedded into 2 trees. The song is about my relationship with him, and the regrets of choices I had made."
    mathematicalon April 24, 2004   Link
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    General Comment1. I am not in Dead Poetic.
    2. If I was in Dead Poetic, I wouldn't quote myself.
    mathematicalon June 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI came on this site to see what anyone else thought...but since no one posted about this song i guess ill be the first. I think this song is about losing someone he loved in a car wreck . (glass in the trees being from the car). The whole song is about his regret and not wanting to forget the person. He blames himself toward the end. This song really is the shit. the way it is sung as well as the lyrics and music.
    blodyfistfashionon April 20, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwow wow wow, mathematical...are you in dead poetic?? cause if you are, you are awesome, and i listen to you everyday
    Your_Biznatchon May 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commentreally mathmatical if you are in dead poetic then let me tell you that i love your music and i think yuo guys are awesom....well heres wat i think the song means...that you shouldnt letr life pass you by..no matter what...and it obviously is about a car wreck..i wanna cry every time i hear this song
    PUNKyFUNK1on June 01, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthaha
    HeartlessNewon September 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commentgood call
    86Asheson October 05, 2004   Link
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    General Commentgreat cd great production amazing message and feeling in this song
    chadeouson October 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commentmy favorite dead poetic song.
    the storys oldon October 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthaha.. "i wouldn't quote myself" that made me smile.
    (shevanel)on October 24, 2004   Link

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