When everyone has gone to sleep and you are wide awake
there's no one left to tell your troubles to.
Just an hour ago, you listened to their voices
lilting like a river over underground
and the light from downstairs came up soft like daybreak
dimly as the heartache of a lonely child.

If you can't remember a better time
you can have mine, little one.
In days to come when your heart feels undone
may you always find an open hand
and take comfort wherever you can.

And oh, it's a strange place.
And oh, everyone with a different face
but just like you thought when you stopped here to linger
we're only as separate as your little fingers.

So cry, why not? we all do
then turn to one you love
and smile a smile that lights up all the room.
Follow your dreams in through every out-door
it seems that's what we're here for.

And when you can't remember a better time
you can have mine, little one.
In days to come when your heart feels undone
may you always find an open hand
and take comfort, there is comfort.
Take comfort wherever you can, you can, you can.


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    General Commentthis song is ammazingg
    the meaning is clear
    just her talking to a child
    and telling them not to take life for granted
    and that lifes not perfect but theres always somewhere to go
    : ]]
    drewenidon November 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI know this song from the episode of Dawsons Creek where Pacey and Joey kiss for the first time, its faintly playing in the background, been in love with it since then!
    Randm1on November 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOne of those song that caries you away for a short moment where you can feel what seems so hard to live in real life...
    shoothemupon November 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentone of my favorite people in the world put this on a cd she made for me....whenever im mad at her or feel lonely and this song comes up on shuffle it makes me cry lol. its about like holding on to whatever you can, because life is hard and theres not always going to be someone there to comfort you at the time...so you just have to stick it out and fight sadness because 'you can, you can'. i love the 'And oh, it's a strange place.
    And oh, everyone with a different face
    but just like you thought when you stopped here to linger
    we're only as separate as your little fingers.'

    its so good to listen to even when you aren't near the person who you want to be with...it's reassuring. i dont know why more people havent commented on this song, its amazing
    selujxxon January 15, 2008   Link
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    General Commentamazing, they're all amazing
    cbc21492on March 24, 2008   Link

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