Yellow walls that shine like silver
Dark green windows
Stare never closed
From yellow walls that shine like silver
Through the hands I choose to hold

Painting nightlight
In searching questions
Cannot catch the shadow
That is me
Running naked
And unmentioned
Through the death
Of a saltless sea

No one knows me
In the morning
No one sees me go walking by
And if I listen while no one answers
The winds can only echo a goodbye

While through your windows
And through your walls
I see you made of crystal light
I see you running and never moving
I see you waiting for my knife

Through yellow walls that shine like silver
Dark green windows
Stare never closed
Through yellow walls that shine like silver
Through the hands I choose to hold


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    General CommentThis is one of the most depressing songs I have ever heard, because it is so true in relation to his life.

    He's singing about the fact that no one knows him; "No one knows me-...-The winds can only echo a goodbye", which is horrifically sad because it is so true. At least artists like Nick Drake are finally receiving the critical acclaim they deserve, Jackson is unfortunately forever going to be under the radar.
    ThomYorkeGuyGarvey92on June 19, 2010   Link
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    Song Meaningyes it is a great song. very sad that Jackson wasnt truely recognized like he should have been. but at least we have his songs that will definatly live on forever.
    mossyoak83on July 18, 2011   Link

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