I lost a piece of me in you;
I think I left it in your arms.
I forget the reasons I got scared,
But remember that I cared quite a lot.

You see but lately I've been on my own.
Yeah one, but one by choice.
You see, thats a first for me,
There's only me, yeah theres only me,
And now I realize for once,
It's just me.
It's just me.
It's just me,
And I'll find a way to make it,
There's noone left to stop me.
Here I go.
Can we take it from the top?

So why so long?
So sad, I wanna be strong.
Don't try to take this from me.
I'm already spent living half my life undone
So why so long?
So sad, I wanna be strong.
Don't try to take this from me.
I've already spent my life living half undone.

I've been talking to my aunts and uncles, mom and dad again.
I've been finding out that I have what this world calls friends.
I've tried to push them all away,
They push me back and wanna stay
And that's one good thing I have.

I'm gonna feel a peace in me,
I'm gonna feel at home.
I'm gonna make this cloud above me disappear, be gone.
I wanna feel a punch inside, my heart beat on the floor.
I don't wanna hurt no more.

Yeah it's just me.
It's just me
And i'll find a way to make it.
There's noone left to stop me.
Here i go, can we take it from the top?

So why so long?
So sad, I wanna be strong.
Don't try to take her from me.
I've already spent my life living half undone.

So why so long?
So sad, i wanna be strong.
Don't try to take her from me.
I've already spent my life living half undone.

I used to be the one who won before.
I used to smile but dont no more.
I'm living just to watch it all go by.



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    General CommentI can't believe this song has no comments yet, wow. When someone tells me that they don't like Blue October, it's usually because they don't have the intellect to understand the music and lyrical beauty of the songs.
    "I lost a piece of me in you; I think I left it in your arms."
    The first line grabs you and pulls you in, making you wonder what the song is about; death, relationships, family, etc.
    Blue October is my favorite band in the universe because of the messages that each of their songs give out. Amazingggg.
    esteturnuson May 05, 2009   Link
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    My Interpretationsorry things ended the way they did.
    but know "that i cared quite a lot"
    not being able to let go
    kittycupkakeon September 27, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationI could be way off the mark here... But after listening to Blue Does, I think that maybe, juuuuust maybe, this song is about his daughter? A song from him, to the baby's mother:

    "I lost a piece of me in you;
    I think I left it in your arms"

    A possible reference to the baby. Just a thought.
    4thWiseManon January 27, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationI could be way off the mark here... But after listening to Blue Does, I think that maybe, juuuuust maybe, this song is about his daughter? A song from him, to the baby's mother:

    "I lost a piece of me in you;
    I think I left it in your arms"

    A possible reference to the baby. Just a thought.
    4thWiseManon January 27, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationI could be way off the mark here... But after listening to Blue Does, I think that maybe, juuuuust maybe, this song is about his daughter? A song from him, to the baby's mother:

    "I lost a piece of me in you;
    I think I left it in your arms"

    A possible reference to the baby. Just a thought.
    4thWiseManon January 27, 2010   Link
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    General CommentYes i also think that this song is meant for his daughter's mother, telling her that even though things didnt work out between them having his daughter in his life is something that makes him feel complete.
    "ive already spent my life living half undone" the life he led before his daughter felt incomplete and he doesnt want to lose her or he might loose himself. thats what i get. Blue October is amazing, my favorite band i dont know what i would do with out them they have gotten me through some rough emotional times. <3
    ReflectionInYourEyes08on January 28, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti love this song :) what album is it on?
    crazygurrlon December 01, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIt was on the end of Foiled which was before his daughter was born, so that wasn't the original meaning. But since Blue has come along and his marriage was rocky, he's tweaked the lyrics in concerts to fit her. The performances included him cradling his arms like rocking a baby when he says, " don't try to take her from me". The pain in his voice was truly heart-breaking. You can find it on YouTube.
    Oblivion2002on January 13, 2011   Link
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    Song Meaning*DISCLAIMER* I have just obtained a copy of Justin Furstenfeld's book Crazy Making. It's not very detailed, but it contains all the lyrics to all current (The Answers - Approaching Normal) Blue October songs, and his inspiration behind them. As I said, it's not very detailed, but it's his words on every Blue October song that is in the book. I know everyone interprets a song differently from everyone else, but having the original intent behind the song will be helpful to people who don't fully understand a song. Also, any grammatical errors are not made by me, I'm putting down Justin's words exactly how he writes them. So yea... enjoy :)

    It's Just Me: "My 1st time without some sort of girlfriend. I was just playing the piano and it rained all night so I recorded it and sang from the heart"
    marquptonon June 04, 2011   Link

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