"Wintersong" as written by and Blake Mills....
Early in the year feeling, fade away
Something has clearly gone today
Don't know what I can do
but I know, I know, I know -

that it's the worst way to put you in a song
and I knew it as the words came, all of this was wrong
Early in the year,
but I know, I know, I know

that you nearly heal
in the feeling that fades away
There's something clearly gone today
don't know what you wanna heal
but I know, I know, I know

that it's the worst way to put you in a song
and I knew that as the words came, all of this was wrong
Early in the year,
but I know, I know, I know

even when the love's gone,
and don't I show it
even when your love comes
baby, don't I know it
(repeat 3x)

even when the love's gone,
don't I show it
and even when the light's on,
there's something wrong, and don't I know it

and you don't have to tell me nothing
'cause you know that you've already shown it
and even when you're good and strong
the feeling's gone, and don't I know it

even when the love is gone,
the night turns, she can try to show it
oh why, why, oh, why, why, don't I know it?
oh why, why, oh, why, why, don't I show it?

Don't I know it?
Oh, why, why, don't I show it? Don't I show it?


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    General CommentCan't interpret the whole song with confidence, but I want to express my love for the line of the chorus:

    "it's the worst way to put you in a song
    and I knew it as the words came, all of this was wrong"

    It reminds me of how difficult it is to try to articulate something meaningful in song/any art. You've got these big feelings and any attempt to express it just falls short.
    anbanon December 15, 2015   Link

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