Rose, can I come down for a drink?
It's happened again
I've got a story, I'm sure will end poorly
I'll begin at the end
Rose you must know
I couldn't find the words
That it takes to say "Stay"
Now she's gone away
Rose, can I come down to your garden?
I can only wilt flowers
Bring me your shovel, there's a heart to be buried
And a body as well
Your letters I've tied
With a strand of your hair
In a breast pocket safe, they keep talking
Now wake up alone, with my eyes to the floor
And I see where my night will end weeping once more
Rose, can I come down to your rosebed?
To lay in your thorns
Know I am empty, soul must be buried
I will not be mourned
Rose you must know, I felt more than I said
Now I've got all the words, and no one
Now the hole has been dug, and I'm down on my knees
Rain make us mud, in spring we bloom as one

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    General Commentthis song is possibly called "rose" and not this title... but either way... it's a beautiful song. It's lately become one of my favourite JTB songs as it reminds me so much of a Jawbreaker song. As in, it sounds more like Jawbreaker than JTB since it's live.
    I love it
    The_Philon July 18, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is gorgeous. it is a lot like jawbreaker, which is always wonderful. this was on their demo. now it's on jade tree's v/a comp. "location is everything." the five dollars the cd cost is worth this song alone.
    difference_in_shadeson August 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYou're right the phil. This song is titled rose. It was on their demo. It probably sounds alot more like Jawbreaker because it is really early Jets.
    impossibledreameron April 14, 2003   Link
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    General Commentoh sorry, i didn't even read the posting before mine. sorry for stating the stated
    impossibledreameron April 18, 2003   Link
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    General Commentahhhhhhhhh! I love the lyrics to almost every JTB song, but these ones are extra clever!
    kill_radio777on May 01, 2003   Link
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    General Commentmy name is rose.

    and it makes me feel odd reading it this way. kinda like i should be in his position.
    LoveIsARoseon June 25, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI think it was originally titled "I've got all the words and no one," but then just turned to "Rose." Either way, awesome song, awesome band and a good turning point for Blake from Jawbreaker to Jets to Brazil.
    SavestheWeezon June 10, 2004   Link

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