Your hurried footsteps sound as if you're packing up and leaving town.

Beneath the second floor every sound's exaggerated and...

this November snow, it makes it hard to see the open road.

It seems the seasons change exactly when you're desperate for things to stay.

But if you call, well if you call
I will always answer you with words that ring with broken dreams and are seldom ever used.

And it may come to you underground.

I wrote a clever song.

I always dreamt the crowd would sing along to my empty thoughts, and kill the poets to save their dying art.

But if you call, well if you call
I will always answer you with words that ring with broken dreams and are seldom ever used.

And I've never been a comfort,
'cause no one ever taught me how to grieve.

And we never quite remember,
So I'll carve our names in every fence and barely living tree.

And it may come to you in a dream or vision that you have while you're away and underground.


Lyrics submitted by rachel lauren

Underground song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is so incredibly powerful. I think this song is about someone struggling through a breakup. And being
    almost at the point of denial but not quite believing it himself. "And we never quite remember, so i'll carve
    our names in every fence and barely living tree" as if by sheer determination he can reverse the effects of
    the breakup. It reminds me of that attitude where you cant even imagine going through the rest of your life
    never holding that person again. You know it's over and it kills you, but you still have trouble really
    fathoming it's surety. So you do what you can to try and keep it alive. Like using defibrilators a day after
    someone is declared deceased. This song is so incredible and This band is easily one of my favorites.
    littlemikey16on November 10, 2008   Link

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