I don't know where my temper went
I lost it in an argument
You kept a sharp and careless wit
You made your point and pierced me with it
I said it did a perfect match
It's meant to burn with just a scratch

Well that just seemed to fire you up
How do I approach this conversation
Cause I feel like a fire truck
Pulling up to late, too obvious oh so and
I'm right
I'm wrong
I'm moving on
Well it won't be long
It won't be long

What was that hanging from your lips
I swear I won't become affixed
I watched the smoke, you struck a flame
You then held to your cigarette
Now was there something more you meant
That I had not uncovered yet
Well I guess that's just about as close
As I was ever going to get
Walking alone I start to guess
It's nothing more it's just a scratch
You fed the fire
You've had your last
And I feel like I'm back alive
I'm telling you it does not hurt
Don't ask you'll only make it worse
Walking alone I start to guess
It's nothing more it's just a scratch


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    General CommentThis is my favorite "new" phantom planet song. Of course, by now it's not that new.

    I hear it a bit differently:

    I don't know where my temper went
    I lost it in an argument
    You kept a sharp and careless wit
    You made your point and pierced me with it
    I said, in turn, a perfect match
    Is meant to burn with just a scratch

    Well matches seemed to fire you up
    How do I approach this conversation
    Cause I feel like a fire truck
    Pulling up to late, too obvious arson
    I'm right
    I'm wrong
    I'm moving on
    Well it won't be long
    It won't be long

    What was that hanging from your lips
    I swear I won't become affixed
    I watched the smoke, you struck a flame
    You then held to your cigarette
    Now was there something more you meant
    That I had not uncovered yet
    Well I guess that's just about as close
    As I was ever going to get
    Walking alone I start to guess
    It's nothing more it's just a scratch
    You fed the fire
    You bat your lash
    And I feel like I might collapse
    I'm telling you it does not hurt
    Don't ask you'll only make it worse
    Walking alone I start to guess
    It's nothing more it's just a scratch
    oldseawallon August 13, 2005   Link

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