That autumn leaves fall dry and sweet
Tells me everything is not broken
No everything is not broken
If everythings not fine
If everythings not fine

That nature rains on flames we made
Should tell you everything is not broken
No everything is not broken
If everythings not fine
If everythings not fine

And I will find the colours in my life
The places and times it was now

And I will walk outside on my own into the light
The kind of clarity that only comes to me on Sunday's shine
Sunday's shine

It tells me everything is not broken
No everything is not broken
If everythings is fine
And everything is fine
If everything is fine
If everthing is fine


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    General Commenthe's looking for reassurance.....that everythings going to be alright...and turn out okay. we all do the same thing.....:) he's so REAL....it kills me!!!!!!
    Mere64GAon July 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think in the beginning when he says 'that autumn leaves fall dry and sweet' he's means that time is still going on.. and even though his heart is broken, life will still go on...

    Then, 'that nature rains on flames we made' is his way of saying that time will heal all... that all of the hurt will fade in time... Eventually, he will wake up, and find some clarity... and be able to say that he is no longer heart broken....

    It's a song filled with a lot of hope for the future... and I love how he acknowledges that "everything is not broken," even when he's feeling like it is... he knows one day it will be alright...
    Pryncess33on December 12, 2005   Link
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    General Commentunreal
    acmario07on September 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDoes anyone know what John's stance on religion is?
    UhnointedFaithful1on September 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI have a striking suspicion that this song is about Mayer dealing with September 11th. The first time this song was played (9/17/01) was a Monday, leading me to believe he wrote it the night before in one shot. Thus the the line "The kind of clarity that only comes to me on Sunday's shine". He is saying that he thought about it all week and finally Sunday he realized that "Everything is Not Broken".
    osuturfmanon February 16, 2007   Link

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