Trapped inside of your eyes
Gleam like stars above
Emptiness inside
Caught inside of your arms
Warmer than the sun
Never felt so full

Although I can see time is not running out
I still run behind everything
I don't understand
I embrace every thought
Every word, everything

You're watching my heart being
So close to you, your bleeding thoughts
Open wounds still bleeding
You're my everything, you're my everything
The truth brings new meanings
You're my everything
And time stands still

Left behind hateful thoughts
Overwhelmed by your mind
Lost in time again
Shadows bringing me down
Jealous of your face
Drowning in your awe

Tears of unseen light
Heart stopping
Tears of unseen hope
Heart stopping

You're watching my heart being
So close to you, your bleeding thoughts
Open wounds still bleeding
You're my everything, you're my everything
The truth brings new meanings
You're my everything
And time stands still


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    ok, this is what i get when i listen to it, could be wrong, but seeing as noone else seems to be posted a meaning, i'm gonna try anyway.

    "Trapped inside of your eyes, Gleam like stars above, emptiness inside. Caught inside of your arms, warmer than the sun, Emptiness so full." He is totally in love with this girl, she is all he sees, but she doesn't see it, she's empty inside, and she's not happy.

    "Although I can see, time is not running out, I still run behind everything. I don't understand, I embrace every thought, Every word Everything. " He feels like she's off in her own little world, she's ahead of him and although he tries to catch up and enter her world, he just can't. She won't let him in, she may not realise he feels this way, and he doesn't understand why she can't see it and why she won't let him in. He loves everything about her "embrace every thought, every word, everything".

    "You're watching, my heart being, so close to you, Your bleeding thoughts. Open wounds still breathing You're my everything, You're my everything..." He is so close to her that he thinks she should be able to see how he feels about her, but she's still hung up about an old relationship (which may or may not have been with him). She's till thinking about this relationship and cut by it ("bleeding thoughts"). She's been hurt, "open wounds still breathing" and she's not over it yet.

    "Left behind hateful thoughts, overwhelmed by your mind, lost in time again. Shadows bringing me down, jealous of your face, drowning in your awe. " He is so in love with this girl, he has no hate for her or for anything, and he is in his own little world thinking about her ("lost in time again"). The "shadows" that are bringing him down could be the hurt that the girl still feels about her previous relationship. He is drowning in her awe, he thinks shes so beautiful and loves her so much but it's killing him. Although, i have heard that drowning is a peaceful way to die.

    "Tears of unseen light, heart stopping. Tears of unseen hope, heart stopping. " When you're sad, you cry, so the tears of unseen light could be him expressing his sadness that she doesn't see his love, "unseen light" (the light could be his love for her). But he still has hope that it will work out.

    "You're my everything, you're my everything... The truth brings new meaning, you're my everything, and time stands still." Gotta love this ending. The truth has finally come out, but we don't know how she has reacted! She is still his 'everything' though, and she is still the only thing he sees.

    Well that's all I have to say, i hope this makes sense. I don't know if it's right or not, but this is what i think the song is about. It's kind of sad in a way, but beautiful at the same time. What do other people think it's about???

    silvertruthon June 11, 2004   Link
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    Great song. A must listen to any true punkrocker.

    Punkrocks6286on November 25, 2001   Link
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    a great song to cover if ur in a band, or even just a great song for listnen to

    punkguyon December 04, 2001   Link
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    this is the best song, with the best lyrics ive heard in a while, and yes it is good to cover but if your a bass play(im not)the bass part is hard ass hell, and this could possible be the most talented band ive ever heard, great lead parts

    getupkid21on December 09, 2001   Link
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    Incredible song...Rufio rox...download it right now!

    BlackSwan004on January 18, 2002   Link
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    YES!!!!! finally smart pepo.....rufio is a great punk band and yes dis is a great punk song.....You all have great taste and u have my respect.....

    late - e

    pUnK eon January 19, 2002   Link
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    punk e, you've been warned before, so there must be something wrong with you. learn to type in english, moron. THIS IS A GREAT PUNK SONG. it's not too complicated. you don't have anyone's respect.

    witebrianon January 31, 2002   Link
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    i wish every band was as talented as Rufio is. They are absolutely THE BEST band i have ever heard. Their lyrics have so much meaning (as do many other punk bands' lyrics) the difference is that Rufio expresses them in a beutiful and elliquent way. (i cant spell that)

    batmanon February 05, 2002   Link
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    This is a pretty good song... my band and I are making this one of our covers, but I must say that though the Bassline is cool and all, people like GETUPKID21 give it more than it deserves... I found the bassline to be no harder to play than the intro to Carousel by Blink-182

    HiddenAgenda3000on March 20, 2002   Link
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    I think the bassline is well difficult. Rufio is an awesome band, great lyrics, great playing. Except if you listen quite carefully, the singing is aweful.

    EatMeon April 04, 2002   Link

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