Tonight I'll stay awake long enough to stop breathing
and I wonder how long it will take before I pass out drunk off night skies
and lying on hills with wet grass below and blue black above-
I will carry all the weights tonight
ause I keep remembering the day that you said you might go crazy
if you spent one more minute with me
I've been thinking about those days and I don't know-
is one more minute going to kill you now?
Stop before I say too much-
so now I've been alone and it's been going but tomorrow might not come
if I don't let it so don't forget the mornings that we spent deep inside our heads
staring at blank walls 'cause that's what counts
and I don't know but I'm trying to let you go
but I can't cut so well these strings I have around my neck
and I'm trying to let you know that I'm doing this by myself-
so don't forget we sent letters to ourselves without words
and it was just to remember those days that we spent in our heads.

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    General CommentFrom what i hear this is about chris` ex who has/had (i also heard she is dead now) cancer, and thats why they dont play it live anymore. wich is sad i hope its not true , but if it is these lyrics like all of chris` fit perfect
    reysthedayon February 06, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so fucking surreal. every time i hear this song, something comes over me and makes me apprecciate life more and just look at relationships differently. i saw them about a month or two ago and chris performed this song in his acoustic set. it wa amazing.
    elroythepunkon February 06, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song gives me that crazy feeling too, i love this song
    "stop me before i say to much"
    gah, that really fits me sometimes :/
    dr.jacobon April 29, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love Saves the Day and all their songs but if I had to pick my favorite it'd be Jodie cus its just so unreal, I listn to it all the time, the lyrics are incredible...i cant explian why I love it so much, but if ya like Saves the Day ya probably know what I mean...
    StopMeBe4ISayToMuchon April 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI really like this song. It makes you think that the girl is a real bitch. Chris writes so beautifully, I wish that I was as good as him. He just tells it like it is and thats what makes Saves the Day so amazing.
    saves_the_day_girlon May 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentits about his mom, and he gets all emotional and cries when he sings it and thats why they dont play it live anymore...
    *sefler*on May 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI usually write an analyzation of these songs but i cant really say much about this song.... except...that it is very powerful and only Chris really knows what it means
    bparkon May 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentsounds like one of those relationships that just fizzles out in the end and all you're left with is blank stares and words coming up short. i feel for chris
    like you meant iton May 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti get chills every time i listen to this song...
    lizz68on May 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAmazing.... a true masterpiece.
    pat10midon May 23, 2002   Link

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