I loved you for the minute
when you decided to tell me the truth
I heard you and that night I cried for you
I know that you're alone just like everyone else in the world
Don't tell me that things don't get better
'cause sometimes they do
Sometimes they do and I know they will for you
The days are getting shorter
and you're forgetting the things you just said
I'm hoping that you'll move ahead
I wonder if you'll ever come to realize what I always knew
I wrote Holden Caulfield and so did you
I wanna know if you wanna wake up
I wanna know when you'll stop dying
for what you've done
stop crying for what you've done
it's only the past
it's only life
what have you done that's so bad
it's only life so don't waste time
why don't you stop crying
for what's done for what is done


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    General CommentHa Ha This Song`s name Is Awfuly Close To green Days "Who Wrote Holden Caulfield"
    Soldername1on August 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWell It Is Mike Dirnt Was In The Band When It Was Written And It Almost Seems Like A response To It Im Probobly Wrong But You Never Know For Sure
    Soldername1on August 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHmmm, also the singer of MTX wrote a book about the catcher in the rye.
    ralph malphon March 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHaha A Lot Of bands Write Songs About The Catcher In The Rye Its An Incredible Book After All And Holden Caulfield Is An Incredibly Relatable Character
    Soldername1on May 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthaha Wait My Mistake You Said Book x] But Still
    Soldername1on May 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis is a great song about just putting life into perspective after something bad happens (can't tell what it is though). I don't think it's a response to the Green Day song though. the two don't seem to go together. i think they just decided to give it a fun title as mike dirnt was in the band and all. the line in the song about Holden Caulfield doesn't really mean much either, they just wanted to get it in somehow. SW classic
    UncleC182on September 02, 2007   Link

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