To me, the only thing left after a while was that night we watched documentaries up through morning and then you kicked me out.
You opened up your screen door and threw me off the porch.
It was summer then and I drove home whistling muddy waters down the pike.
And that was that: our one sweet night together.
Under highway signs I watched our love start fluttering and dissipating.
I counted all the headlights to make sure I was all right.
Now I'm wondering is it me or is it me that can't see silver linings?
So I fucked it up. I watched you go.
I saw my hand not dialing the phone.
All I'm left to do is remember the dull room we sat in blue stream light watching the strike of '59.
I dreamed of wrecking my underwear.
Oh can't I touch your cheeks somewhere under dirt filled rainy nights with my socks stuck in the mud?
Please come dive in puddles with me.

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Jessie and My Whetstone song meanings
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    General CommentThis song reminds me of a night i stayed up with my girlfriend and this happened to me. She kicked me out
    TheMovielifeon January 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentSo I fucked it up. I watched you go.
    I saw my hand not dialing the phone.
    some of my favorite lyrics
    ChrisConnelyon February 18, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song has good lyrics, but my does the lead singer wail...
    weezerific:cutleryon March 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of my favorites. it's so great. my boyfriend and i never have time to ourselves. we have had "one sweet night together" that was a lot like this...staying up and watching tv...but that's the only similarity. it's still a rockin song though
    lying_awakeon May 25, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"i fucked it up, I watched you go. I saw my hand not dialing the phone..." that is definately my life and last relationship...being too stubborn to call--the way chris talks about things, no matter what they are...he makes them absolutely beautifuL
    _*_HoLLyHoX_*_on May 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think whoever he wrote the song for doesnt realise how lucky they are and how much he loves them, "please come dive in puddles with me" the sweetest line i have ever heard, i want someone to love me like he loved her and ask me to jump in puddles with them
    SavesTheDayRockon June 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentChris writes the most beautiful lyrics. No matter what he's talking about he makes it seem like this amazing thing. I would love to have a guy like chris. <3
    NameTakenxoxon June 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWhenever I hear this song now I cry... I had heard it a million times before, but this girl I really liked put it on a mix tape for me and gave it to me when we were going to a concert together. Long story short, we also picked up my friend and by the end of the night they were making out in my back seat. When this song came on in the car, I started crying, and now I always tear up when I hear it.
    bombsonenglandon June 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentchris is the ultimate writer, and in a band and all its just hard to write lyrics that could even somwhat, way resembal chris's stuff
    Daysaway4lifeon June 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWhy would you want to resemble his lyrics... you need to have your own style... taht is why chris is so unique b/c that is how he writes... you dont need to be like him for ppl to like your lyrics.... anyways... good song..
    AmericanBeauty84on June 18, 2002   Link

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