I know how this part goes
We’ll call it casual
You’ll say that’s fine with you
You like to keep things loose
But then some time will pass
I know you’ll tire of it
You want me carved in stone
You want the best of it

O god
I can’t stay I won’t stay for things left unseen
I can’t stay I won’t stay I know you’re a dream
A sweet sweet dream

You think you’ve seen one girl
So you’ve seen every girl
You know her breath will catch
And how her fingers curl
Around a gnawing hope
She’ll find a love that burns
I’ve seen a hundred backs
But never one return

O god
I can’t stay I won’t stay for things left unseen
I can’t stay I won’t stay I know you’re a dream
A sweet sweet dream

O god
I can’t stay I won’t stay for things left unseen
I can’t stay I won’t stay the end has no means
I can’t stay I won’t stay I know you’re a dream
A sweet sweet dream
You’re a dream
But not my dream


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    General Commentthis song makes me cry.


    O_O
    tailspinoutyournameon March 21, 2012   Link
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    Song MeaningShe wrote the first bit of this song in 2009 when she was opening for Regina Spektor in Zurich, while she was messing around back stage. She later came back to America to finish it off and add some sweet cello!
    katymrowon September 30, 2013   Link

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