"Say Goodbye" as written by and Beck Hansen....
I see the sleep,
that rests upon,
the quiet street
we're standing on,
Is it time
to go away,
or try again
some other day?

Cause these are the words we use to say goodbye.
These are the words you use to say goodbye.

Bones crack,
curtains drawn,
on my back,
and she is gone.
Somewhere else
I do not know,
time will tell
and I will go.

These are the words we use to say goodbye.
These are the words we use to say goodbye.

I will wait,
take a turn,
sort it out,
let it burn.
And empty out,
empty drawer,
in my pockets,
there's nothing more.

These are the words you use to say goodbye.
These are the words we use to say goodbye.


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    My OpinionI'm not very sure about the meaning of this song.

    In my opinion he is not sure whether he should say goodbye or not.
    It seems that conversations/actions/whatever have happened, has turned out to wonder if it's time to say goodbye. Or if they should try again some other day to talk about it, when the words don't seem like 'goodbye':

    ****
    See the sleet that rests upon
    The quiet street we're standing on
    Is it time to go away
    And try again some other day?
    'Cause these are words we use to say goodbye
    These are the words you use to say goodbye
    ****

    The next part seems like a fight, but the best is that "time will tell and I will go".
    Because here the goodbye seems already more certain:

    ****
    Bones crack, curtains drawn
    On my back and she is gone
    Somewhere else I do not know
    Time will tell and I will go
    These are the words we use to say goodbye
    These are the words we use to say goodbye
    ****

    And here everything which happens after this goodbye takes place:

    ****
    I will wait and take a turn
    Sort it out, let it burn
    Empty out empty drawer
    In my pockets, there's nothing more
    These are the words you use to say goodbye
    These are the words we use to say goodbye
    ****
    ana30on June 09, 2014   Link

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