"The Well" as written by and Alison Loren/burton Sudol....
Standing still i'm gonna stand still, stiller than the stones
you know i will, oh you can test my will, it won't go breaking with my bones
take a picture, take a lasting look of the girl you once adored
hide it somewhere in your secret book, think of me no more

following my wish into the well, down into your deepest dark i fell
drowning with your kisses in the well,
i look to you for saving but you're saving someone else.

go on home, won't you go home, go where you belong
left alone i'm better left alone, the one you didn't want.
standing still i'm gonna stand still, stiller than the stones
you know i will, oh you can test my will, it won't go breaking with my bones

following my wish into the well, down into your deepest dark i fell
drowning with your kisses in the well,
i look to you for saving but you're saving someone else.

no one knows. no one knows.

following my wish into the well, down into your deepest dark i fell
drowning with your kisses in the well,
i look to you for saving but you're saving someone else


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    General CommentSo I've honestly yet to hear this song, but these lyrics really touched me deeply.
    I could feel her pining over someone who no longer desires her: "the girl you once adored"
    It's almost as if she's sold herself a happy ever after that never came to pass.
    You can feel her love and wanting. The bittersweet of her/their departure from this happy chapter of their lives: "take a picture, take a lasting look of the girl you once adored hide it somewhere in your secret book, think of me no more"

    Her pain is almost tangible, her disillusionment has kept her in this place of wanting. Though she's conscious there's no hope. Seemingly she wants to stay lost in the memory, stuck in the moments that made her happy. Though there is a strong over-tone of languish and remembrance. This is a beautiful testament to the arduous experience of love lost.
    VermilionSparrowon November 07, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTruly beautiful song! VermilionSparrow hit the nail on the head.
    TacoChelon December 15, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI hope VermilionSparrow has heard the song by now :D
    TacoChelon December 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI hope so too:)W/an explanation as precise as that:)LOVE A FINE FRENZY**********xoxoxoxoxoxo Alison
    taytaytakenon April 01, 2010   Link

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