A postcard of apple cores on spit strained wooded floors
I spent an evening getting practice looking bored
And there's a leaf on the sill but it won't be there tomorrow
Just some memory that I made it never really goes the way I planned it to
I'll tell it like you want all parts appeal and none that don't
I love your face the way it moves your murky mouth your eyelid brooms
And I'm feeling that cobweb apprehension
You're taking pictures of me as I fall down the stairs
And it seems so awful if not for my glasses and hair
You say I'm your white cast kid, I was born for your cares
Why you gotta label me now, why, why now?
So I opened up the door I know now what you're for
But still not who you are
So who, who, tell me who
And then you leaned into me and whispered rather softly
"Your feet don't fit the branch"
It never really goes the way I planned it to
I'll tell it like you want all parts appeal and none that won't
Like worthless words that you spit out, the foaming garbage of your mouth
I'm always listening; I go rummaging through a dumpster of speech
You're taking pictures of me as I fall down the stairs
It seems so awful but this never happened who cares
I'm your T.V. taught child; I'm your sweetest affair
When the alarm clock goes off you will disappear
But I loved your face the way it moved your murky mouth your eyelid brooms


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If Not For My Glasses song meanings
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    General Comment"I'll tell it like you want all parts appeal and none that don't
    I love your face the way it moves your murky mouth your eyelid brooms"

    "Why you gotta label me now, why, why now?"

    "Like worthless words that you spit out, the foaming garbage of your mouth
    I'm always listening; I go rummaging through a dumpster of speech"

    clearly, this song is gnar as fuck.

    thedeadwalk138on January 20, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about being enamored with someone before actually getting to know them well, and when you finally see them for who they really are, you no longer like what you see. At the end the singer goes back and reflects on how much they once cared.
    DizzieLizzieon October 25, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti love this song,,
    i think this line...
    You're taking pictures of me as I fall down the stairs
    And it seems so awful if not for my glasses and hair
    means
    that people are watching him stubble through life but its ok because he has his glasses and hair,, he looks good
    thatsbeachy44on October 12, 2009   Link

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