I know that someday you'll be sleeping, darling
Likely dreaming off the pain
I hope you'll hear me in the streetlight's humming
Softly breathing out your name
I know that even with the seams stitched tightly
Darling, scars will remain
I say we scrape them from eachother, darling
And let them wash off in the rain
And when they run into the river
Oh no, let the water not complain
I swear that even with the distance slowly wearing out your name
Your hands still catch the light the right way
And our hearts still beat the same
And our hearts still beat the same


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Nobody, Not Even the Rain song meanings
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    General CommentFor me this song is closure. Closure to the album and the storys within it and closure for me myself and events in my life.

    I know that someday you'll be sleeping, darling
    Likely dreaming off the pain


    I know that even with the seams stitched tightly
    Darling, scars will remain


    Although the scars will always be there, someday you will be a peace and rest again.
    Ronaldo0409on April 03, 2012   Link
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    General Commentname is in reference to a line of an ee cummings poem, which la dispute also used as lyrics for "two"

    "nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands"
    DarthFly0on February 04, 2009   Link
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    Memory"i swear that even with the distance slowly wearing out your name, your hands still catch the light the right way, and our hearts still beat the same."
    this reminds me so much of my last (very serious) relationship--one i can't get over, and probably never will completely. the distance ripped us apart, and we haven't seen each other in over 2 years, but i can still feel him in me, and if i let myself, i can still see him in everything and in everywhere i go. :(
    charcoalsketchon July 22, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song makes me want to cry!!!!
    criminologyon July 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits too short, but i still love it.
    katadtron February 26, 2010   Link
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    General Comment"nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands"
    from an ee cumming poem

    but I adore this song. And it's a continuation of Such Small Hands which makes me think that he was drinking in Such Small Hands and then came to her house to tell her this.
    TatumMichelleon November 15, 2011   Link
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    General Comment"I know that someday you'll be sleeping, darling-likely dreaming off the pain. I hope you'll hear my in the streetlights humming, softly breathing out your name"
    -I think this song takes place after a break-up or loss of friendship. he's referring to after the dramatic stage of a breakup is over with and his significant other has "moved on." he hopes that she still thinks of him from time to time, when she's alone or least expecting it.

    "I know that even with the seams stitched tightly, darling, scars will remain"
    -even though they both have seemed to be over the breakup, it still hurts when they start to reminisce or think about it.

    "I say we scrape them from each other, darling, and let them wash off in the rain. and when they run into the river, oh no, let the water not complain"
    -this could be that he wants the distance between them, that the space will scrape off the "scars" of the relationship/loneliness/breakup and if they start thinking of each other or run into each other, they won't fight it and they will just continue on with their lives.

    "I swear that even with the distance slowly wearing out your name, your hands still catch the light the right way, and our hearts still beat the same."
    -even though he has accepted the fact that they will never be together again, she will always have a piece of him and he will never be completely over her.

    this is just my interpretation of the song. it's a beautiful piece and will always be one of my favorites because of how well it relates to my experiences.
    sswann2ndon August 15, 2015   Link

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