Wait
My open eyes are sorry now
You and me are in this together
I cry
I cry 'cause you're not here at all
I cannot be the only one

I am not lost
I am not the only one sorry
I thought you would grow
Everybody else needs somebody
I tune into love
Then I see it all start to crumble
I needed your heart

Baby
I want you painted on my skin
I understand what you've become
But with love and life and trust and happiness
You'd be a fool not to know that you'd be missed

I am not lost
I am not the only one sorry
I thought you would grow
Everybody else needs somebody
I tune into love
Then I see it all start to crumble
I needed your heart for me
You...

Now the rain is falling
Now the rain is falling
Now the rain is falling
Now the rain is falling

Wait
My open eyes are sorry now
You and me are in this together
I cry
I cry 'cause you're not here at all
I cannot be the only one


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    General CommentWoohoo! first one to comment.
    katies voice is absolutely beautiful in this song. It's obvius to me, its about a breakup. The feeling of missing someone and realisng that they are never going to come back.
    ission July 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think its one of those songs about those times in a relationship where u go "I think we should spend some time apart and see other people" and the protaginist (katy) is realising that she actually wants to be with the guy and missing him but realising that it might all be too late...
    katy-gon July 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think its definitely about relationships as well...
    but I dont think she's so much the protagonist tho...b/c the line "you'd be a fool not to know that you'd be missed" but she's got her eyes open to love in the general world, and knows what she's missing out on.
    Chelseaon August 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentbut then again, it seems as if there are a lot more meanings to the song as well....
    Chelseaon August 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think its about a woman who feels like shes in an unequal relationship... wants to not be the only one making an effort... growing with someone

    "i tune into love and see it all start to crumble"
    it can hurt when you really let yourself feel how much you love someone...we can cut ourselves away from how we really feel
    rubyloveon April 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt seems to me that she suggested the break, and it allowed her to see how much the other person really meant to her. And she's sorry for pushing him away. Sorry for thinking she could go on without him. But the time apart allowed him to see that he COULD go on without her. He's been thinking that she doesn't want him, or need him. He thinks that if she could just leave like that, she won't miss him. She wants him back, but he's shutting her out because he doesn't want to be hurt again.
    "You'd be a fool not to know that you'd be missed."
    SoyXochitlon September 08, 2008   Link

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