Let out a final gasp of hope
Into a darling gay world
There it goes
Doubt it if they'll even know
I'm gone

The recipe of words on how to be welcome
To a heart
Dodge the bombs each time
And you blink

You don't notice
Tiny stars falling on your land
Well, I'm so beclouded
In your room
This can't be real

I could count a hundred times
That I've followed your ghost into bed
Or shook the reciever so
A hint of your voice might fall out
After 21 years of waiting for this
I come to find that
A day is enough for you
To ask me to leave

You don't notice tiny stars
Falling on your land
Well, I'm so beclouded
In your room
Whispering, "This can't be real"

Unless you lied

Let out a final gasp of hope
Into a darling gay world
There it goes
Doubt it if they'll even know
I'm gone

You don't notice tiny stars
Falling on your land
Well, I'm so beclouded
In your room
Whispering, "This can't be real"


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    General Comment"Unless you lied"
    that gets me everytime. the realization that someone you care so much about could hurt you so badly. a wonderful, subtle breakup song.
    'whispering this can't be real"
    staroftrackandfieldon September 10, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti've had this song on repeat for the last week. staroftrackandfield is right... obviously about someone breaking up with the narrator. kevin's ability to write a song that truly encompasses a specific emotion never ceases to amaze me. i love and hate being able to relate to this song.
    johnovaon September 18, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThe most haunting part for me is "shook the receiver til a hint of your voice might fall out" so creative yet so wistful. I drew a photo of myself holding a phone and my ex boyfriend falling out of it. I surrounded that drawing with those lyrics. He never saw it I didn't keep it for long.

    It's hard being in love with someone who can easily take you out of their life - A day is enough for you to ask me to leave - they just don't take much consideration.

    Probably the most heartfelt song he has written in my opinion.
    Chat_Chat_on January 13, 2016   Link
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    General CommentI'm pretty sure I got most of the lyrics right, and the E6 Townhall people kind of proofreaded it for me so it should be pretty much right.

    For those of you who downloaded the pre-Cherry Peel songs, this is the final version of "Garden Gate World". The song is actually called "Let Out a Final Gasp of Hope" though, so the "Garden Gate World" thing was just someone else's interpretation of the lyrics, when most of us at the Townhall think it's actually "darling gay world".
    LeSerpentMascaraon February 05, 2007   Link

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