The gray ceiling on the earth
Well it's lasted for a while
Take my thoughts for what they're worth
I've been acting like a child
In your opinion, and what is that?
It's just a different point of view

What else, what else can I do?
I said I'm sorry, yeah I'm sorry.
I said I'm sorry , but what for?
If I hurt you then I hate myself
Don't want to hate myself, don't want to hurt you
Why do you chew your pain?
If you only knew how much I love you, love you

[Chorus]
I won't be your winter
And I won't be anyone's excuse to cry
We can be forgiven
And I will be here

The old picture on the shelf
Well it's been there for a while
A frozen image of ourselves
We were acting like a child
Innocent and in a trance
A dance that lasted for a while

You read my eyes just like your diary,
Oh remember, please remember
Well, I'm not a beggar, but what's more
If I hurt you, then I hate myself,
I don't want to hate myself don't want to hurt you
Why do you chew that pain?
If you only knew how much I love you, no

Well I won't be your winter
I won't be anyone's excuse to cry
And We can be forgiven
And I will be here

[Chorus]


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    This song is so amazing lyrically not to mention musically!! I think the song is about a guy who hurt somone that he loved and he has become their "winter", their cold season. The guy is saying that he is sorry for letting her down and that he loves her so much, but he won't stand still and become her winter...ie "I won't be any one's excuse to cry". In the end of the song, he realizes that he loves her too much to just walk away..."I will be here"

    txsnowbunnyon May 02, 2002   Link
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    I love sister hazel, and this is the first song I heard by them. I downloaded all the songs from the movie 10 Things I hate About You and this one just stuck out to me. So I bought their cd, and they are amazing. His voice is beautiful and all their lyrics are just...amzing, there is not enough words to describe it.

    manyamoreon June 07, 2002   Link
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    i love this song- to me it means having a relationship but the person feels they are no good. they feel they are the person's "Winter"

    ellemouson April 11, 2002   Link
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    i love this song- to me it means having a relationship but the person feels they are no good. they feel they are the person's "Winter"

    ellemouson April 11, 2002   Link
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    i love this song- to me it means having a relationship but the person feels they are no good. they feel they are the person's "Winter"

    ellemouson April 11, 2002   Link
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    To me this song goes perfectly with my last relationship. Things were great but it all went bad and we broke up. Afterwards it was just like no regrets dont cry bout it. Maybe one day we can put this behind us and get back together. Until then we'll love each other as friends.

    Ulairi81on July 05, 2002   Link
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    My ex boyfriend just sang this song to me...it almost made me cry. This is the sweetest and saddest song, and coming from him made it even better...I love this song. I can totally relate to it, its just the best.

    PunkAngel401on July 12, 2002   Link
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    What else can I do? I said I'm sorry, yeah I'm sorry. I said I'm sorry , but for? If I hurt you then I hate myself Don't want to hate myself, don't want to hurt you Why do you choose your pain? If you only know how much I love you, love you

    This songs a really good song to explain a relationship that's breakin up.. especially that part up there :( It's kinda a sad song, but it means a lot to me and I love it!

    thedreamisoveron July 22, 2002   Link
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    this song is great because it can have more than one meaning. overall, its about someone who has become someone's "cold season" [beautifully worded by snowbunny] and has hurt them so much that they hate themselves. its a song about forgiving, and in the end, they'll always "be here" for the other person no matter what. snowbunny's explanation was perfect.

    FAVORITE PART: [ryan's amazing guitar solo] AND "if i hurt you then i hate myself; i don't wanna hate myself, don't wanna hurt you. why do you chew your pain? if you only knew how much i love you.."

    starlightfadingon July 22, 2002   Link
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    this is a fantastic song , it really suits 10 things i hate about you , they play it at the perfect moment...and i agree with snowbunny and starlightfading.

    lil_grrrlon July 26, 2002   Link

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