The days count me down
hit's close to home now and I don't
so I'll pause like it sunk in
but I don't listen, I never listen

It'd break your heart were I killed by a tidal wave
an ocean away
torn apart by the coral
trying to breathe

This hope to grow old is a joke now
and it gets funnier every time I tell it

So here we are now broken school boys
in love with a girl who is no more alive than I


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    General CommentThe days count me down
    hit's close to home now and I don't
    so I'll pause like it sunk in
    but I don't listen, I never listen
    [something that hurt him maybe a death of a loved one? is hurting him but it hasbt really hit him yet.Hes still in shock.But everyone around him is hurt by it so he pretendsthat hes accepted and is getting through it but hes not]

    It'd break your heart were I killed by a tidal wave
    an ocean away
    torn apart by the coral
    trying to breathe
    [Its saying that hes missing them and that he feels very far from them and the its getting hard to breathe and go on with his life without them here]

    This hope to grow old is a joke now
    and it gets funnier every time I tell it
    [Hes saying they were supposed to grow old together but now its nothing more than a joke and it hurts to think about what couldve been]

    So here we are now broken school boys
    in love with a girl who is no more alive than I
    [Its killing him inside and he still loves her]

    Just what i think :]
    BuhRanDee.on May 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe days count me down
    hit's close to home now and I don't
    so I'll pause like it sunk in
    but I don't listen, I never listen
    [something that hurt him maybe a death of a loved one? is hurting him but it hasbt really hit him yet.Hes still in shock.But everyone around him is hurt by it so he pretendsthat hes accepted and is getting through it but hes not]

    It'd break your heart were I killed by a tidal wave
    an ocean away
    torn apart by the coral
    trying to breathe
    [Its saying that hes missing them and that he feels very far from them and the its getting hard to breathe and go on with his life without them here]

    This hope to grow old is a joke now
    and it gets funnier every time I tell it
    [Hes saying they were supposed to grow old together but now its nothing more than a joke and it hurts to think about what couldve been]

    So here we are now broken school boys
    in love with a girl who is no more alive than I
    [Its killing him inside and he still loves her]

    Just what i think :]
    BuhRanDee.on May 28, 2008   Link

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