Last night I dreamt you called from Costa Rica
The place you've been for the last two weeks
You said, "I miss you, oh sweet boy, and will you come on down?"
I woke up to my cold sheets and the smell of New Jersey
When do I get to wake up to you?
Today I can't forget that I've got these open wounds
It's such a drag
I can't forget you've gone
My ribs have parted ways
They said, "We're not going to protect this heart you have."
Oh no, what can I do?
My lungs are breathing open air
And my spleen is dripping from my pants
You've left me here in the cold
And I miss you
You never told me it would be this hard
I think my body's saying so
When you're not here, it's leaving me
But I hope that you're o.k.
Even though I'm dying
I hope that you're still trying to have a killer time
Go see the volcanoes
Go see the rainforests
I'll be fine by myself
I'll be fine without these bones.

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    General CommentThis is a great song in many ways. The lyrics are great, about being so far away from someone you love. Sad but great. And how its still super sweet, because even though he (probabluy chris) is hurting, he still wishes the girl a great time.
    jakelearon January 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI agree... the lyrics are awsome... like he misses his love soooooo much and it hurts him yet he still wishes she has a great time... now thats love..
    blinkboy0713on January 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think hes being sarcastic about wanting her to have a good time. It seems really bitter to me.
    slim mackon January 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think there was a good reason he told her to have a "killer" time.
    necessityon March 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHow do you get sarcasm from that? He really seems to genuinely miss her but want her to enjoy herself.
    TheDoodon March 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThere's bitterness in that, without a doubt.... but I don't derive any sarcasm from it either. When you love someone you HONESTLY do want them to be happy, at any cost.
    watchthefireworkson April 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentunbelievably awesome song thats truly sweet. for example "when do i get to wake up to you" how cute is that? Why don't I ever find sweet boys like this?
    Princess311on April 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYeah, I don't think any of us will be able to tell if it's bitter or sweet. But that's ok... we all know that the song is about him missing his chick and how it hurts to not be able to see her.
    emo_SavestheDayon April 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthat ribs have parted ways line is awesome. more kick-ass poetry from Saves the Day. I mean really, if i had just read this and never heard of saves the day, i think i might be a little creeped out, but they make it all ok.
    Action and Actionon April 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about not getting laid because your girlfriend has been on vacation in Costa Rica for 2 weeks. "You never told me it would be this hard
    I think my body's saying so." and "I'll be fine by myself
    I'll be fine without these bones" - these lines say it all.
    FrickSuckson May 10, 2002   Link

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