With so little sleep
At least you'd think I'd find
Some peace in my dreams
In my dreams
But my mind still winds up
On the same thing
The same scene
The same themes

'Cause it's all stuck in my subconscious
Built up from every day
So I'm stuck with these nightmares
Where you're gone and so far away

And when I wake up
I realize that everything's still wrong
I'm still here and you're still gone
It's not fair
'Cause either way I spin it
Separation seems so wrong
These breaks are far too long for me

Hours and hours
I'm stuck inside this place and this town
And you're gone
Far away, you're fighting for your life all alone
I want to wake up and go home

'Cause it's all stuck in my subconscious
Built up from every day
So I'm stuck with these nightmares
Where you're gone and far away

Oh, this tortures me so much that
I get sick and I throw up
In my dream and here on my bed
It's messed up how it's all in my head
Yet it's affecting me oh so bad
I guess this distance just makes me sick

'Cause when I wake up
It's 4 AM and I'm still all alone
Your message on my phone
Don't tell me that sleeping through the night
Is never this hard when you're home
'Cause I already know

Wake me


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    General Commentthis is my fav song off their debut album
    i cant stop listening to it!!!
    daysbeforeon August 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentone comment?! i freaking love this song.
    especially cause at their show he came up to me during this & sang to me for a while haha
    noodles342on September 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think the song means that someone is living in a nightmare because of a relationship
    __separation seems so wrong__
    __so im stuck with these nighmares when youre gone and far away__

    he doesnt want to believe that the relationship has ended. he uses the metaphor of her being home. so he can't sleep because he doesnt have a home.

    its pretty much an amazing song. =D
    mu$!c !$ L()v3on September 22, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think its that the life he is living because of this relationship buisness is causing him a nightmare...its like hes in a bad dream...and he wants to wake up and it all to be right again

    Yeah im kind of bored...

    Thats my take on it...
    muddie08on October 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commentso im thinkin that they decided to take a break and she's somewhere far away. but he relizes that her not being there is driving him crazy. he can't even get any sleep cuz she's always in the back of his mind and she's gone even in his dreams.. or nightmares.

    "Don't tell me that sleeping through the night
    Is never this hard when you're home
    Cause I already know"

    love those lines =D
    closeenoughtokisson December 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me kind of sad.
    because "I'm still here and you're still gone" reminds me of my friend who moved 2000 miles away.
    PuNkMoNkEy113on January 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentMy friend died and I found this song.
    It totally described how I felt,
    that's what it means to me.

    Thank you powerspace
    Aaeroon February 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI cried the first time i listened to this song.. its amazing
    I honestly think its about them being on the road and how he misses her so much that he every night he dreams about how they're not together and the distance is is messing with him. It's possible that's also making him physically ill to think of not being with her.
    I mean, its happened to me before being physically sick because i'm upset by something.

    This song will forever be in my heart ^_^
    SecondHandLoveron April 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so sweet. I fell in love with it the moment I first heard it. It does make me sad sometimes, though.
    panic!atthecircuson October 06, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti love the gasp right at the end of this song.
    bromptonXblendon October 27, 2008   Link

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