I, I believed
Memory might mirror no reflections on me
I, I believed
That in forgetting I might set myself free

But I woke up this morning
With a piece of past caught in my throat
And then I choked

I, I bled
I tried to hide the heart from the head
And I, I said I bled
In the arms of a girl I'd barely met

'Cause I woke up this morning
With the present in splinters on the ground
And then I drowned

And if I can't see it's for want of you

You said, "I see"
If there's nothing here then it's probably mine
My, my turn to see
If there's nothing here it'll always be mine, mine

I woke up this morning
With a piece of past caught in my throat
And then I choked

I, I guess I've learned
The taste of the days that will always burn
I, I guess I've learned
If it's in the corner of my eye, well I can always turn

'Cause I woke up this morning
With the present in splinters on the ground
And then I drowned

And if I don't see it's for want of you, you


Lyrics submitted by Fenwik, edited by nbvdr, paluche, BlueDiamondx3

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    General Commentyou hit the nail on the head, tsk8rkff. if only all emo sounded like this. bands like jawbreaker and rites of spring don't get the recognition they deserve. they opened the doors for bands like the get up kids and saves the day. if you listen to saves the day's earlier recordings (circa "can't slow down") they're a bit reminiscent of earlier emo, but now they've been watered down and deprecated. what a shame. but at least we've got rites of spring and the likes to fall back on.
    __bleederon June 05, 2003   Link

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