you're shaking bad in your sheets,
convulsing like you didn't eat.
you don't know what's more scary,
your door open or closed.
"do I look like a dead body?"
your jumping jaw asked me
with the funniest smile I've ever seen.
your soul was coming out your eyes.
piles of clothes and photographs
fill the floor where I collapse.
the walls grow blue and
I'm trying to lift my head.
now I'm dying in this living room.
my stomach turns to sand.
yeah, why do I fight the good times
like I'm sure that I'll be damned?

and I fear what I've done
means I've lost what I love.
and I fear what I've done
means I've lost what I've loved.

hardwood floors carry sounds
that carry slow to my ears.
it's the words I can't recognize,
but I'm trying hard to hear.
'cause my eyes can't find the things
that they're looking for down here.
and brown leaves are covering,
another wasted day this year.
the lights strung out across the yard
remind me of a time, oh, when I tried
to be a light, you know, god, I tried to shine.
but the cross seems so high tonight,
and glory I can't find.
oh could you tilt in? would you're leaning down
or would you pull me back inside?

and I fear what I've done
means I've lost what I love.

so carry me home
to the door beneath the sand.
so carry me home
to the sounds of angel bands.

and I fear what I've done
means I've lost what I love.
and I fear what I've done
means I've lost what I've loved.


Lyrics submitted by HeBrokeAString, edited by charcoalsketch

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    General Commenti love this one. you don't know what's more scary, your door open or closed..who hasn't felt that way?
    bestwombat11on December 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentstrong religious undertones anyone?
    ajones5on December 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah a lot of there songs have religious undertones.

    i have definitely felt like this before. i love their lyrics!

    it's just a chill song :] a good one at that.
    lisa Bon August 12, 2008   Link
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    General Commenthaha yea they are..an old friend of mine sang with the lead singer preston in...church...growing up..which is where they kind of began..

    here in Birmingham, AL
    cromeo8294on December 26, 2009   Link

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