I could see all the Universe inside you. You had eyes made of candles.
And your body was a medicine bag that all the world could heal from.
I couldn't help but be mystified by you.
Now I'm living all alone with a bag of burned bones,
And I don't even know if you can hear me.
I'm only half a man without you, my friend.

I can't wait, 'cause I really need you to come back.

I took you for granted, but now I understand I always thought you'd be there.
I can't help but say they've taken away the biggest thing I care for.
I live in the black, it's a simple fact, I'm here but I'm not aware.
I took you for granted, but now I understand I always thought you'd be there.

I miss you.

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    General CommentI've been listening to this song for years and I just realized yesterday that it's about how his son died when he was 2.
    colincslon May 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentReally? Thanks for noting that. That gives this song even more of a emotional punch. Damn.
    ninjapiraton December 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI believe his son was 4. but still yeah this song and Your 8th Birthday just tear my heart. read about them cloudcult.com/…
    Bovine Publicon July 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentDid the little kid talking all the way through not give it away a little?
    killthischoruson October 29, 2008   Link

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