Please don't do it, I say.
'cause if you don't love me it's worthless anyway.
Please don't trouble yourself
You'll only go away in the end.

Please don't follow the world that commands
'cause what's the point in that
I keep hoping that all of your plans
Will follow through

Like two ships passing in the night
We're gone
Only the moon and the stars in the sky
Did know to cry for me as I sailed on.

Please don't trouble yourself
I only want your love
You keep giving me your help
Oh please stop playing along
You know you're wasting your energy
And you're breaking my heart

Like two ships passing in the night
We're gone
Only the moon and the stars in the sky
Did know, to cry for me as I sailed on.

Oh can't you see it now
You're reckless when you're in love
Your heart is pouring over

Oh can't you see it now
You're coming out of bed??

Like two ships passing in the night
We're gone
Only the moon and the stars in the sky
Did know to cry for me as I sailed on.


Lyrics submitted by jenacityx, edited by BadWolf907

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    this song is so genuine, and sad. he is trying to get over this girl but how is he supposed to if she won't just admit to him that things arent going to work out between them? he doesn't want her sympathy, he doesn't want her help, he only wants her love. she is trying too hard to be a "good friend" or avoid bluntly rejecting him but the truth is, how she is "playing along" is breaking his heart even more. it would be less painful if she would admit to him her feelings, that way he could "sail" on and not continue his life with a feeling of longing and pain.

    peaceandlove522on November 10, 2008   Link
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    i love landon pigg.

    logicalharmon May 22, 2006   Link
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    I think this song is about a man who is in love with a woman who doesn't love him back, but she is in his life just enough to make it hard for him to stop loving her even though he knows he can never fully have her. They could be having a sexual relationship and he wants more than just that. The sailing on part of it, is that he's finally trying to move on.

    laurinnon June 21, 2006   Link
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    I think it's about someone who continues to try to be kind to someone whose heart they broke, and sometimes it's better to cut the cord because you continue to love them more when they're kind to you when you're still enamoured.

    Also, I think some of these lyrics are a little bit off. Line8: Will fall through. Line 27: instead of You’re coming out of bed, I believe it's "You're coming of age."

    And what I have for that whole second to last stanza sounds more like this in my head:

    Like two ships passing in the night We're gone Only the moon and the stars in the sky Did know to cry for me as I sailed on Why can't you see it now? You're reckless and in love Your heart's boiling over Oh, why can't you see it now? You're coming of age

    dearsweetbriaron June 21, 2006   Link
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    yeah sorry guys... the lyrics probably ARE a bit off. i was looking all over the net for this lyrics but i coudlnt find anything so i went ahead and typed up what i heard. keep in mind that this was in march...so no one knew who landon pigg was -__-

    jenacityxon July 26, 2006   Link
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    this song is beautiful/ love it

    lovesit22on June 01, 2007   Link
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    lyrics are a bit off, but thats okay the concept is still there. beautiful song. i love landon pigg's voice.

    good.enough.on July 09, 2007   Link
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    This song to me is about being in love with someone who doesn't love you back. And they linger around knowing how you feel but afraid to tell you that they don't feel the same, and how you just want them to move on and let go because by staying around and pretending is hurting more than them being there.

    alisha0715on July 28, 2007   Link
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    I think the two ships passing in the night part means that there was a one night stand between two people and he's falling for her but she doesnt feel the same and is just toying with his heart

    swall223on November 11, 2007   Link
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    Beautiful, sad song.

    Technophobiaon December 04, 2007   Link

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