Your sweet little hands
Brush right past me
Sometimes you don't understand
Why you can't reach
I bite when I don't want to bend
How silent I can be
So she is silent too
She's the one who saw my words
Broken, Torn at the seams
And broken words were all she heard
Now she's walking away from me
Some never meant
And some meant well
The difference between us is so
Hard to tell
I was so shaken but now
All I see
Is everything she meant to me

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    To many memories of past experiences...

    Freeman1221on January 11, 2002   Link
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    I can't even explain it... It's so...amazing.

    sugarrushon February 18, 2002   Link
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    I think it's about his inability to communicate his feelings with someone he loves. And they took that to mean that he didn't care.

    TattooedMunkyon May 02, 2002   Link
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    i think its about him loving a gurl but not really knowing how to show it and things he said he didnt mean to be mean but she took them wrong and so shes leaves him.... but this song is beautiful and i love it

    BeautifulDarknesson May 31, 2002   Link
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    Anyone hear the acoustic version of this on WAAF? It is awesome. I love this song, along with Stay and Drown.

    Blue Orphenon June 21, 2002   Link
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    I love the acoustic version. It puts friggen chills down my spine. Definately a great song.

    000/on July 03, 2002   Link
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    this song is definately one of the most touching songs ive ever heard....the songs is about a person who was misunderstood....and is now possibly regretting what hes done, cuz hes lost a girl whos important in his life...shes didnt seem to hear all his feelings...shes shes given up

    hybrdthry911on August 16, 2002   Link
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    I think this song talks about a guy who has been through a lot. So much that he's put up a defense shield and now, when he finally found someone to care about, he's unable to bring down the wall he's built. She can't love him because he doesn't love himself.

    GingerTateon August 23, 2002   Link
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    It's about a guy coming out of a relationship with someone he really cared for but, he didn't know quite how to express himself. She took his lack of expression to mean that he didn't care at all and left him. Story of my life. Amazing song by one of my all-time favorite bands.

    Frkboy33on September 22, 2002   Link
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    the acoustic version is definitly kick ass.... is it just me or in the beginning of the song do you hear little whispers? turn it up really loud and i swear you can hear them- but i have no clue what they say!

    fallingoutofgravityon March 11, 2003   Link

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