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I believe in you purpose baby
coming up to the surface and maybe
I'll never see you again
then again, who knows
make me quiver
hands will shiver
still got all the things that I would of give her
yeah, yeah
but it's slow going
something's showing
yeah, yeah

They say love is a stream that will find it's own course
making due is a thing, a thing I will do no more

Whenever you come back, I'll be waiting
trifling the slack, no head gating
this is all pure fiction, you know that's right
it's just pure fiction that's all right

I believe in you purpose baby
coming up to the surface and maybe
I'll never see you again
then again, who knows
make me quiver
hands will shiver
still got all the things that I would of give her
yeah, yeah
but it's slow going
something's showing
yeah, yeah


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    General CommentI think this song is about a one night stand...

    ".....maybe I'll never see you again...then again, who knows...make me quiver...hands will shiver...Whenever you come back, I'll be waiting...this is all pure fiction, you know that's right....it's just pure fiction that's all right...."

    maybe 311 meant for it to have some kind of deeper meaning..but...that's what i got out of it.
    BeautifulDisasteron May 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentpersonally i thought it was about loving someone and them not loving you back
    "Whenever you come back, I'll be waiting "
    ate_16amon May 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentlove. and not getting any.
    "they say love is a stream, that'll find its own course."
    great shit, yo.
    fucktartgrlon August 18, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI agree with ate 16am on his/her post. The song is about the person loving a girl that isn't ready to love him. He isn't trying to make love due just because he wants it to happen so he says he can wait for her. He wants his love to be beautiful and natural like a stream not something forceful. He believes in what she wants to do in life before she is ready for love.
    dothethingsinneed79on September 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think it is about someone realizing that the person they thought was better turned out to be not so good...like the hot guy who isn't really nice or intelligent...u know he wants to believe they're better but they're just not....and it is taking time for him to realize
    sineadfileon April 27, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis song is definitely related to "Sweet" on the same album, maybe they divided up the lyrics into two songs?.. Anyway, This is another song about unrequited love-- The guy fell in love with a girl who rocks his world, and he wants to show his love for her and treat her like a queen... But something isn't right about her, and now she's leaving to go far away. Maybe he won't see her again, but he hopes in the back of his mind that he does and that it will work out in the end. He realizes by saying that, he is living in a fantasy.. but he supposes it's okay to dream for a while
    PrettyTrainCrashon May 02, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI'm going through this EXACT shit right now:

    to me, its about a girl that wants to be single, she wants to take a break from this relationship because she isn't sure if she's ready to settle down... the guy, doesn't want her to leave... and it really upsets him, but he understands that she needs too, and has to let her go
    apscienceon December 20, 2004   Link
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    General Commentto me, this song is talking about two people who feel like they are supose to be together, it's just the timeing is off so they try lying to themseleves that it'll work out in the end but they both know that it can't work even though they both want it to so bad. So they just have to believe that they will be happy in life somehow, their pupose is to make someone else happy. which sucks
    ridethefireon January 11, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI know exactly what this song is saying. It's awesome.
    RoCkHaRdeRon December 08, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"I believe in you purpose baby
    coming up to the surface and maybe
    I'll never see you again
    then again, who knows"

    This tells me that a chick is just using this guy. Perhaps the dude has realized this fact but he'll still be there for her.

    "Whenever you come back, I'll be waiting..."

    Loved this song on their 3-11 Day DVD
    aomoridaveon December 10, 2005   Link

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