One sad and lonely boy
Would could not fill the void
In his hollow and empty chest
His head is such a mess
She could never find the time
To try to clear his mind
It’s as cloudy as the sky
Without a ray of light
He never thought she said
I love you like a son
I know your father’s gone
And the damage has been done
Tonight

Never let me hold you tight
Never got to say goodbye
On your one and only
One and only night

Every time he cried
He held it deep inside
So no one would ever know
The boy felt so alone
They could never find the time
To untie all the lies

She’s worried about herself
He’s crying out for help
Heart of gold with a soul to match
I never thought anything could hold me back

I’m waiting, I’m always waiting
I packed my bags and never looked back
I didn’t know this would be the last
I saw you
I never called you


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    General CommentThis is one of the best and emotionally powerful songs on Skeletons; I'm surprised to be the first to comment.

    This one seems kinda clear. I think it's about his stressed relationship with his parents and how detached he was from his mother because she was always absorbed in her own self-pity. Overall he's singing about his family problems from his childhood.
    PhunkayWeezallon August 12, 2010   Link

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