Outside, I can see your breath
But you're not there, and mine is hardly left.
Twilight, feels the morning press
Above, every star, is seamed with your duress.
Inside, I can hear each step
But they're not yours, a sleepless dream at best.
As black skies, flow to auburn reds
To wake the night and of me what is left.
If I don't want to see you, it's because it hurts too much
All this time spent wondering if I was just a crutch.
Waiting for the day to kill this night, and carry with it you away forever.


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Lowlight song meanings
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    General CommentBeautiful metaphor; a crush as the night. At first I thought he was just like me and couldn't get to sleep and then you get to those last lines 'waiting for the day to kill this night, and carry with it you away forever.' makes me smile.
    sentimentalf0olon February 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song sounds soo good on the recording...it's got a great vibe to it that fits the lyrics perfectly....one can just imagine the "morning press"
    ohwellhelloon April 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI really felt this song when i first heard it. The only part that i thought differently of was "if i was just a crutch." I always thought it said crush. Crutch works so much better though. Makes you wonder, if the people that depended on you, and were important in your life, used you for that. Did they just walk away, tossing you aside like a crutch no longer needed for walking.
    SunsetsLimitedon June 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree with above. (sigh) think i have been a "crutch" many times...
    juliashopeon June 18, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think this song shows the meaning of missing someone and how you feel after they are gone, the thoughts that run thru your head,and the beauty of nature that you notice when you are alone and the one you love is gone
    nAtexetAnon July 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone kno what album this song is on? i cant seem to find it.
    juneonthewestcoaston July 09, 2002   Link
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    General CommentTSD released Lowlight on Deep Elm emo diaries.
    Me Against the World
    luluon July 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is such a gorgeous song. the lyrics are just so illustrative of how love can just haunt you...definately one of my favorite songs.
    lacklusteron August 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIf I don't want to see you, it's because it hurts too much, Something everybody feels at one point, and an excellent way of sayin it
    JstforgotUwerethereon August 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThese lyrics are so classic...but to hear the actual music in accompaniment...brilliant.
    ROCKTHEBOATon September 07, 2002   Link

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