when the seashells crumbled in your hand
you looked up up at me
and the sand shifting underneath your feet
softened for you and incredibly the sun went through from the sky
and i was certain i was going to cry

but then you reached up and you reached out
we'd been staring at the water all day
and then you touched me you were golden
you were giving the game away

when the sand crabs ran across your face
you didn't even twitch
and a soft scent came across the water
impossibly rich
impossibly cold
we were just nineteen years old

but then you reached up and you reached out
we'd been staring at the water all day
and then you touched me you were golden
you were giving the game away


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    My Interpretationdefinition 5b of 'heights' on dictionary.com:

    5b. the highest part; top; apex; summit: In his dreams he reached the heights.

    to me this is a song about a day that a 19 year old reached something he considered to be the heights.

    the guitar rocks, so does this song
    senatorfaceon July 24, 2012   Link
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    General Commentthe guitar riff in this song reminds me of 'In the House-In a Heartbeat' from the 28 Days Later soundtrack.
    EloquentContrabandon March 18, 2011   Link

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