Salt lakes I saved for myself
I never thought you'd leave
Countries I claim to myself
I know you'll never be yourself again
But what you were is still in question

Pacific ocean is way too small
For both of us to swim
Antartica will have to thaw
For us to meet again
And I respect the all of what is fair and worthy

And I will never feel this way
About another person
And I will never feel this way again
I wanna make you understand
It's not the songs
And it's not the band
I'm still afraid
But I'm doing the best I can

Given grace and all the saints
You'll never be near me
You got your drummer
You got your faith
I've redefined the laws of friends
And what won't happen ever again

And I will never feel this way
About another person
And I never feel this way again
I wanna make you understand
It's not the drugs
And it's definitely not a man
I'm still afraid
But I'm doing the best I can
Doing the best I can
Oh yeah
I'm doing the best I can

That's enough for now

Now I practice the art of forgetting


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Salt Flat Epic song meanings
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    General CommentI think these are some of Louise's best lyrics. I know the song was written much prior to IV's recording. I think it's definitely about Nina and their falling out. It's the weird simultaneous feeling of loving someone but being done with someone. The friendship is over, and she's left with all of these feelings that have nothing to do with the band or the songs, but with how they were together and friends and just as people. Weird mixed feelings that she just has to forget and move on from now. So sad.
    bitta2sweeton November 29, 2007   Link

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