I like the way you come
running up to me.
It sort of reminds me of
black and white movies.
And I will put a white dress on
and by the window wait
for my Marlin Brando to come
crashing through gate.

Sometime I talk on the phone until
my ears are numb.
My friends all say its becasue I can't
face anyone.

But I know I'm just passing time.

I saw you walking downtown to
the video store.
I saw you with another girl,
I'm sure she was a whore.
And so she means nothing to you
but something to me.
Excuse me while I get drunk from
watching too much bad TV.

I'm sitting here and waiting for your
mouth to open up.
And start overflowing just like
Jesus' cup.

But I'm just passing time.

Lyrics submitted by jewel20

Passing Time song meanings
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    General CommentMy god, I have been relating to this song for years. No matter what romantic relationship or situation was going on at the time I could always hear this song and identify with it.
    jewel20on July 22, 2003   Link
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    General Commentlove this one...i can also relate to it well.

    it's about that couple month period after a breakup when you're..pathetic..no, no delusional is a good word, yes you're delusional and you think that if you just pass enough time that the other person will come to their senses and realize that their new love doesn't smell half as good as you do..if you know what i mean(roughly what Jewel said on one of her instant live CD's as an intro to this lovely song)
    haha..gotta love Jewel.
    cherry_queenon July 25, 2008   Link

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