As you swollow this confession
and leave me with this scar
as it takes another second
to let me go too far

does it seem to matter anymore?
the road less traveled is taking me home

I could write another letter
and never write one word
as it takes another second
to let me go too far

does it seem to matter anymore?
the road less traveled is taking me home
and if you want me to hold you
I wont
the road less traveled is taking you home

as you swollow your confession
and leave this as it is
as it takes another second
I wished I was dead

the letters you wrote me
the letters you wrote me
the letters you wrote me
I wished I was dead

I wished I was dead
I'll let this go too far
and all I wanted
I'm letting go
but i cant let you go


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    General CommentPretty accurate although it's not "the letters are only" it's "The letters you wrote me" other than thats it's spot on I think.

    Brilliant song this, can't help thinking it's possibly something about suicide or self harm, brought on by a relationship. Like somebodies hurt this person "Leave me with this scar". They're having a shit time of it and don't care "Does it seem to matter anymore". He's reading over old letters "The letters you wrote me". Eventually this person is having suicide thoughts, he can't get over this person and it's the only option. "I'm letting go, but I can't let you go"

    "This Letter" may also be the suicide note/letter, if you get me.

    I may be wrong, feel free to shoot me down in flames...But that's what I get from the song!!
    beni_ffafon May 05, 2005   Link
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    General Comment1 comment on this song....wow
    jvenrickon May 11, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is by no means as good as the acoustic version of Juneau, I really like the lyrics though, and Matts voice is just folking amazing
    beni_ffafon May 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBeni ffaf nice interpritaion, but disagree, I belive he is hurting over a girl that has left him, he says "Leave me with this scar" I think these are mental scars rather than physical scars. also he says "I'm letting go, but I can't let you go" I think he is saying that he letting go off his life but he cant let go of the thought of her!

    well thats what i think, thanks Rooks..
    RooKson September 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentMmm, I also can't believe that there are so few comments on this song. One of the saddest songs I've come across, I always throw it on when I'm feeling down, it's not like it'll make me feel better or anything, but it fits the mood.

    I think it's beautiful.
    NightPride911on May 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI downloaded this song because I read the lyrics..and wow, this song is amazing and it's quickly becoming a favorite of mine.
    JohnnyAtarisFanTon January 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI downloaded this song because I read the lyrics..and wow, this song is amazing and it's quickly becoming a favorite of mine.
    JohnnyAtarisFanTon January 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti thought it was spelt 'swallow',i must be incorrect
    xtremefxon September 23, 2007   Link

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