If I could, I would fix our wrists together
In such a fashion that God, Himself, couldn’t tear us apart
But impossibility knows nothing of compromise
And hope can only take us so far

Tracing your outline in my sheets
Painting your face on my pillow
Faking going to sleep
So I can fake waking up to you

But my hands are tied by miles

If I could I would, rest our cheeks together
So I could hear every word that escapes your mouth
And kisses could act as punctuation
And I would pray and wait for periods and exclamation points
Tracing your outline in my sheets
Painting your face on my pillow
Faking going to sleep
So I can fake waking up to you

My hands are tied

Tracing your outline in my sheets
Painting your face on my pillow
Faking going to sleep
So I can fake waking up to you
But my hands are tied by miles...


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    General CommentI love this song.

    Soso much.
    ourpalaceofsnowon April 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love this song so very much....to me...relating to it...i think its about him missing her and just remembering her face and wishing she was lying next to him...its like he's dreaming yet he can almost feel himself with her...he believes nothing can tear them apart...cuz he doesnt want to ever have to do without her....

    my hands are tied..
    i love it...its beauitful
    capturedenadreamon April 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentsounds like a long distance relationship to me.

    "tied by miles"?

    definitely.
    xorhiannonon June 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentsounds like a long distance relationship to me.

    "tied by miles"?

    definitely.
    xorhiannonon June 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentsuch a wonderful song.
    i feel the song is about a long distance relationship also.
    kyleeeon June 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis reminds me of my situation with my boyfriend. It's difficult because he lives so far away, but distance means nothing because I wouldn't live without him.
    Puppetton September 14, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"If I could, I would fix our wrists together
    In such a fashion that God, Himself, couldn’t tear us apart"

    Godly...
    Puppetton November 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI kinda miss Matthew's lyrics and voice, but Travis is doing pretty good too. I'm still happy with Goodbye Tomorrow.
    Ghostship PTVon January 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is sad because i moved and i can relate.
    daystoforgeton January 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't think anyone would dissagree that Goodbye Tomorrow is probably one of the most emo bands out there right now, but that is why I like them so much. Their music is something that you can listen to with your girlfriend or boyfriend and it seems like the songs were written for the two of you. This is my favorite song of theirs because I can relate to it more than any of the others. My girlfriend and I both go to different schools and when we do get to spend time together my favorite part is in the morning when we wake up next to eachother. I really like Goodbye Tomorrow's music because it's simple yet I could, and I do, listen to it over and over again.
    mine003on February 26, 2007   Link

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