I'm not used coming through
More accustomed to a falling out
Trying hard now as I can for you
Not to trip up on some stupid doubt
You got your hopes set way up high
Way on up there where the air is thin
Limit's supposed to be the sky
Trying not to let you down again

It's starting to come to me
I didn't know about, I hadn't figured it out
But it's starting to come to me now
A little bit too late

I can't see anything you've done
Any reason for the trouble you've got
You haven't hurt anyone
Compared to most I'd say you're quite all right
I can't help you when you're sad
That's a constant source of pain to me
Because I want to really bad
Even though you make it seem like nothing

It's starting to come to me
Didn't know about, I hadn't figured it out
But it's starting to come to me now
A little bit too late


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  • +1
    General CommentYet another raw, beautiful E.S. song that kills me every time I hear it.

    It's a pity that songs there are so many of these songs that he never released on an album. I feel like a lot of them are his best.
    j pitselehon July 09, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsounds like a conversation between two people who care about eachother. one person is depressed and the other wants to help that person but they can not because its almost impossible to really help someone in that situation. Maybe the the person who is worried is coming to the realization that they should have seen the problem earlier, before it was too late.
    lisalynnon January 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is actually You make it seem like nothing.
    tronistroyon July 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNo, it's actually Come to Me.
    fall poetasteron August 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthaha, no, it's not "come to me."

    "Fritz Michaud, who recorded some of the songs from "From a Basement on the Hill", provided this website with
    Elliott's song titles for some of the live unreleased songs that have been floating around the internet.
    Mistaken Fan Title -> Elliott's Title
    Come to Me -> You Make It Seem Like Nothing"
    charcoalsketchon February 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI let my girl slip away from me. I told myself that we were mutually splitting up, but I knew somewhere inside that I was letting it happen to save here from my toxic nature. I thought that I was unhappy with her and myself at the time, and that I couldn't or wouldn't give her what she needed and deserved. Enough time has passed since then that I came to realize that she was my entire life's meaning and that I haven't known happiness at all since we split. I know now what I'm willing and capable of doing to make it work, just a little too late. I've always loved Elliott's writings, but the pain shines too hard when you begin to relate.
    MacFlion January 05, 2015   Link

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