To whom it may be of any concern:
I forget this lesson each time that it's learned.
This argument that I try to defend
It's not logic, but it's a means to an end:

a fiendish ploy
like you mean me no harm.
It's so misconceived
but it works like a charm.

If my fingers clench too tightly
it's ‘cause I'm afraid I'll lose my grip,
if I think about you nightly
it's ‘cause I'm afraid I might forget. (x2)

Excuse this mess as I pitch this fit,
It bothers me more than I can admit.
My face goes flush and my head starts to ache.
I think this may be my biggest mistake.

A fiendish ploy
Like you mean me no harm
It's so misconceived
but it works like a charm.

If my fingers clench too tightly
It’s ‘cause I'm afraid I'll lose my grip,
If I think about you nightly
It’s ‘cause I'm afraid I might forget. (x2)


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    General CommentI just adore the hook in this song w/ Rory and Gabe exchanging vocals. "If my fingers clench too tightly it's because I'm afraid I'll lose my grip, if I think about you nightly it's because I'm afraid I might forget" Pure genius. Incredible song from an incredible band.
    RockSolidAudioon July 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentExcuse this mess as I pitch this fit
    It bothers me more than I can admit
    My face goes flush, my head starts to ache
    .. I think this may be my biggest mistake

    Impossibles are so damn genuine in everything they do. Hell of a song.
    bahooon December 26, 2005   Link

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