my parachute didn't open
and when my back up failed
the pixie dust prevailed
and i woke up next to you
all i wanted was to hold you

i was born in a city
however small
it held a hospital
for location where i came into being
it was all down hill from there

what do you do
when your lifes a disaster
and your moving faster
and its getting harder to breathe

what do you say
if someone is right but
you disagree
even if its the truth

i was told you are depressed
by a little bird
that was severly hurt
as it did not notice my window
it just flew wherever the wind blows
as it convulsed on the pavement
it whispered i am hated
your genetic flaws
i said say it all
you cant decipher reflections form reality
but neither can i

i noticed neither can i
i noticed neither can i
i noticed neither can i

you are the circle
i am the square
i have the non cut
you have the cool hair
we both take showers
for almost an hour
but only once a week or two

what do you do
when your lifes a disaster
and your moving faster
and its getting harder to breathe

what do you say
if someone is right but
you disagree even if its the truth



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    General Comment:you are the circle
    i am the square
    i have the non cut
    you have the cool hair
    we both take showers
    for almost an hour
    but only once a week or two


    :D
    feelgoodrvltnon January 30, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:I think this song is more simple than you guys think.. he starts in a nightmare that goes into a dreamland waking up next to a hot girl (madi). everything is downhill from there cuz he leaves her to go off to another day of reality (work/school).

    The rest of the lyrics are whatever you make of em tho. I see them as struggling to make a relationship work or coping with life and trying to make sense of it.
    Zmoneyon May 06, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:I can't even fathom what this song means.

    Because really, only Dan knows what it means.

    But I suppose it could mean anything to anyone.

    I see a bunch of different meanings in it.
    xFaith_frequencyxon June 23, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:Basically, it seems like life sucks throughout the beginning.

    The part about the bird is interesting, though. Here's what I think:
    People tend to go with the flow, and then something happens, and we crash into the window. "Convulsing on the pavement," we think that because everything's going wrong, the world hates us. The fact is, no one can "decipher reflections from reality," we hardly know what's the right thing to do, and sometimes we go down a path that crashes us into a window.

    He starts off saying that it's the bird's fault because he's a bird, but then adds that he can't do it either. We judge each other for things that we can't control, when really we're all the same inside. The fact that the bird, in his pitiable position, can still tell him that he's depressed shows how bad it is for him.

    And I'd like to add that the first paragraph is amazing.
    valandilringerilon October 04, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:I have no clue what this song is actually about.
    I think defferant ppl perseive it in a differant way,
    because we have all had differant situations happen to us.
    so this song can mean one thing for me and smthing totally differant for somebody else.
    But whatever it means...
    i love this song =)
    sarebearexohon October 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i think that its about a girl that is totally in love with a guy.. and when she thinks that she is getting close.. he pushes her away .. just like it said " as it did not notcie my window '' just like a bird flies into a window everynow and then not noticing that it was there
    RaZR1313on October 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this song is amazingg.
    decipherreflectionson October 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I LOVE THIS GUYY
    speeedon November 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This songs just makes me so happy, just to hear the rhythim makes me smile :]
    alomaxrawwron December 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment::) playradioplay!
    bleedthecoloursopenon December 10, 2006   Link

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