Oh, woe why do you stay
And make me feel this awful way?
You filled my heart with your solemn tune
And an endless burning bluish hue

It's been a basement of a year
And all I want's for you to disappear

But oh, woe you caught my eye
I thought that I'd give you a try
But you're nothing like the way you looked
In all those famous songs and books

And now I see how you snuff the light
And kill the ones who hold you inside

And I can feel you grow in me like a forest of grief
It's so confounding trying to cut you down
Trying to find a place to begin

Oh, woe please hear this plea
To walk away and leave me be
I've weathered more than I can take
Of your ever-present lonely ache

It's been a basement of a year
And all I want's for you to disappear

It's been a basement of a year
And all I want's for you to disappear
All I want's for you to disappear


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    General CommentThere's this romantic sort of agony that comes with feeling woe. A strange appeal to depression and pain."In all those famous songs and books"- the greatest works of art have always been products of such feelings. And these feelings become an integral part of who you are. But after all, there's only so much pain a person can take, you just want it to go away....
    Ben Gibbard always manages to depict human emotion so well.
    InTheHazeon March 15, 2013   Link

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