September, the leaves were falling red and gold
And I remember the way you pulled me closer
Nothing else existed in the world we lived in
Hidden, we didn't see the storm was coming closer

That was then
But the time has come and gone
Nothing left but a broken story
We can't change, can't erase
Nothing that we can say now
Can't get back what we gave up
That was then, this is now
It's been too long

December, when we were
Drifting like the falling snow
Around us but then a winter's chill blew through your heart
Mistakes we made didn't know what they'd change
The silence, was so hard
But I am stronger for it

That was then
But the time has come and gone
Nothing left but a broken story
We can't change, can't erase
Nothing that we can say now
Can't get back what we gave up
That was then, this is now
It's been too long

September, the leaves are
Falling gold again
I remember the way we were

That was then
But the time has come and gone
Nothing left but a broken story
We can't change, can't erase
Nothing that we can say now
Can't get back what we gave up
That was then, this is now
It's been too long

It's been too long
It's been too long


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    General CommentI believe its about how they were so comfortable and happy together one moment, and then somewhere along the line he became cold towards her, and they broke up. But it's now in the past and even though sometimes she wishes she could go back to that September when everything was perfect, she knows that it couldn't be fixed even if she did, and realises that its happened and it can't be erased.

    But that is just my opinion, feel free to disagree.
    Bloodymikki90on October 29, 2008   Link

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