Things are here
And you're over there
And inbetween land, sea everything
I hope you're warm
And I hope you think of me
In Petersburg the way things used to be
Yesterday, a telegraph said that you had died
But I knew, but I know that it was a lie
I tried to laugh
But I went back to my room and cried
I mean our room
I went back to our room and cried

Retreat, and come back home.


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    General CommentHelp for the help is much appreciated
    tsucolon April 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think it's "in petersburg, the way things used to be"
    LessThanNothing1018on April 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentor "and petersburg, the way things used to be"
    LessThanNothing1018on April 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthanks
    tsucolon April 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commentah geez this is such an amazing song . . . love it sooo much
    thesunalsoriseson May 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. My ex (:o( ) friend made me download it once, and I fell in love. It means so god damn much because it was taken (the entire song) from a letter back from the civil war. the letter was from a woman writing to her "husband at war" and i hate myself found it and made it a song. i love it, and i love them.

    how ever the line "in between let's see everything" it's really

    "in between land, sea, everything"

    sorry...but i had to say that. thanks.
    wastedprimadonaxon July 10, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"things are here"
    crabsmackon July 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe only song thats ever actually made me wanna cry...ever...."i mean our room"....my God...
    sketchydonon July 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti know its "things are here" i guess i didnt catch that when i copied it from a site.
    afraidofcrusheson August 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentDamn't................. i fail the listening and trying to piece the lyrics together test....
    tsucolon August 15, 2002   Link

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