i'm a cloud hovering over the ocean
i'm the sunset that you never notice
i'm your silhouette painted on a tv screen
i am you, you are me.

i'm your lungs when you can't breathe.
i'm that gust of cold wind
that brushes against your sleeves.
you could do without me,
but you'd rather not.
it's an ugly world out there,
and i'm pretty much all you've got.

i'm a coat that you never wear
except on special occasions year after year.
i'm a shoebox you keep under your bed.
i've got a couple of folded notes in me,
but you can't remember what they said.

so what's the point if you'll forget it in a week?
if it's blind why believe in love at first sight?
just stay inside no one will know.
you can leave the lights on all you want
and i hope that you know that i loved you a lot. (why worry if we're gonna be home soon)

it wasn't the alcohol talking at four in the morning.
(why worry if we're gonna be home soon)
it was the boy that you met in the hall years ago.
so don't forget me.
don't you let me become a photograph
that you maybe look at once every year or so
just to recall the way you let me become a ghost.

i said sorry to make you happy.
i kissed cuts to dry your tears.
i sold my clothes to keep you warm.
then you threw me away even after all these years
we spent struggling to pay the rent.
now who can i sing with when
everything's gone to hell.
and i can't remember my own name.
and i hope that you know that i loved you a lot.

it wasn't the alcohol talking at four in the morning.
it was the boy that you met in the hall years ago. so don't forget me.
don't you let me become a photograph
that you maybe look at once every year or so
just to recall the way you let me become a ghost
don't wanna be a page
in the past you save
in an album you bought from walmart.

i'm not alright
and don't say that i will be.
i loved you,
but you didn't love me.


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    General CommentAll his songs are pretty explainable but I adore how he sings

    "t wasn't the alcohol talking at four in the morning.
    it was the boy that you met in the hall years ago"

    its amazing.
    forblueeskieson July 09, 2007   Link

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