This is a hauntingly beautiful song about introspection, specifically about looking back at a relationship that started bad and ended so poorly, that the narrator wants to go back to the very beginning and tell himself to not even travel down that road. I believe that the relationship started poorly because of the lines: "Take me back to the night we met:When the night was full of terrors: And your eyes were filled with tears: When you had not touched me yet" So, the first night was not a great start, but the narrator pursued the relationship and eventually both overcame the rough start to fall in love with each other: "I had all and then most of you" Like many relationships that turn sour, it was not a quick decline, but a gradual one where the narrator and their partner fall out of love and gradually grow apart "Some and now none of you" Losing someone who was once everything in your world, who you could confide in, tell your secrets to, share all the most intimate parts of your life, to being strangers with that person is probably one of the most painful experiences a person can go through. So Painful, the narrator wants to go back in time and tell himself to not even pursue the relationship. This was the perfect song for "13 Reasons Why"
if i wake up blind with the sun in my eyes beating on my brow through the car window. if i close my eyes will i miss pink skies being overcome by black clouds above. but i’m too scared to explain why only days ago i’m sure i died. the brilliance of the rocks below, i’m in control at the edge on my own. arguments and solace from the book inside the dresser drawer. curled up on the bathroom floor billy’s on the radio. if lady day could only know how she’s saving me now. and i will fly away in time. and i will learn to forgive myself.
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