I'm up all night
Against my will
My medicine
Won't let me feel
Anything at all

The doctor gave me sleeping pills
And i took one
Then i feel all alone
Sleeping like a stone

And babe
You were the light
But now
You are the dark

But dream about the autumn leaves
And you were one
Falling in the sun
Where are you now?

A tv burns
A hollow room
I cleaned it up
And now i don't know what to do
I'm just lying down

And babe
You were the light
And now
You are the dark

I guess i live
Up in my head
I call you up
But my phone is dead
And now it's too much

The doctor said i need a cure
But what i got
He's not really sure
And i won't say much

And babe
You were the light
And now
You are the dark

And babe
You were the light
And now
You are the dark


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    General CommentI think this is a really strong and beautiful song...
    The way it feels when your girlfriend (or boyfriend) has left you or hurt you. She was the source of his happines, now she is the source of his pain...
    Philosophyon June 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is soo awesome! "The doctor said i need a cure But what i got He's not really sure" I love that lyric.

    Why is it that Joseph Arthur's songs have so few comments!? I guess only a very few people know what good music is...
    Tristeon August 08, 2005   Link

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