she died long before that day I know this tortured, grieving heart of mother no longer knew her own being
and as the sun set on another, you fell through dying dreams
but could not catch them and I could not catch you.
hiding below my shadow yet dancing above my fears
I grip sorrow's edge as you crumble to fall at my soul's tears
I have not forgotten you
but sometimes I can't help feeling numb through and through
closed hands on open arms hold nothing

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    General Commentfor some reason venus and bacchus gets all the hype. i've been listening to saetia for a long time and that was the first song i ever heard by them, so it's old to me. this song on the other hand amazes me to no end. i think the slow down leading to the climactic build up during "closed hands, and open arms...hold nothing." is a really powerful part in the song. the way it progresses gets me everytime.
    john_tibbettson July 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentdefinitely my favorite saetia song. its so amazing.
    cryonics crosson March 07, 2003   Link
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    General Commentyup, this is my favorite song by them, it deserves more love.
    sleepytimeon March 21, 2003   Link
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    General Commentamazing song no doubt about it. when you let other people listen to the look on there face when the slow part stop is the best.
    mysweetfractureon April 03, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis song is cleary an amazing song and definately one of their best. The lyrics are so true and meaningful.
    suckkxmyxtoeon June 06, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthe best Saetia song out there, shows lots of emotion and meaning. I love 'I grip sorrow's edge as you crumble to fall at my soul's tears I have not forgotten you '
    tear_stained_lieson October 16, 2004   Link
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    General CommentBy far my favorite song from them. Unlike nearly all of their other lyrics, these are actually amazing. And not written about some girl that used Billy, but something much much sadder, I hate to think.....
    BangYrHeadon February 16, 2006   Link
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    General Comment!!
    redandbluejeanson March 09, 2006   Link
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    General Comment... !!!!
    redandbluejeanson April 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so...catching
    i cant stop listening to it
    i love every single thing about this song.
    __ruthlesson August 25, 2006   Link

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