“Dear God, what have you done?” Those words ring loud in the back of your head. That bottle lies in a thick, blood red. “I ain’t no forgiver, forgetter.” Our mother waits in vain for a God that never loved us. As much as she prayed, he never showed up. “Dear God, where have you gone?” Your brother is gone in the blink of an eye. That January night, our father lays cold. “Where are you going to go? You’re only seventeen years old. I ain’t no forgiver, forgetter.” Those cold steel tracks beneath your feet, those same rail ties where you dodged those trains. When we were just two kids, it still feels the same; that warm blood rush when the train comes. “I ain’t no forgiver, forgetter. I will find you, and put that vice to your head. Again, and again, and again.”


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    My InterpretationNot sure all of this is right but it seems like.... his 17 year old brother committed suicide by standing on the train tracks. And he can't forgive God for letting this happen and he can't forget about it. His mother believes in God and begs for him to help, but God never helps. His and his brother used to go on the train tracks and play chicken for the "warm blood rush" or 'thrill' you get from doing something so risky. When the son left the house before doing this like he was running away, the father was just like "where are you going to go? You’re only seventeen years old." knowing his son will just come right back. But when he found out what happened he was shocked and "layed cold".
    greenday68on January 27, 2014   Link
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    General CommentI'm pretty sure this is from the older brothers perspective on the entire story, where on the travels lp it's about the younger brothers. This song would take place, right after the younger brother has murdered their father and left town. The older brother is in shock and becomes determined to find his brother and make him pay for what he's done to their family.
    MX5on July 14, 2014   Link

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