I can't
I can't stop crying
Every day I'm so afraid of dying

Death already came and got me
So I'm not living
I'm not living anyway

And who am I supposed to be? Everybody seems to see except for me
Who cares anyway?
'Cause when it's over it's all over
And what you gained you throw away

When will love ever find me? All my life all I have craved is to be seen
Who cares anyway? 'Cause when it's over all that matters is the love you gave away

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"Death Came and Got Me" as written by Rosie Thomas

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  • +2
    General CommentI guess this puts me in the category of someone who likes sad, girly, emo-like music, but I really really love this song and its simplicity.

    I agree with Kittycollartight, everyone can relate to this song at some point in their life. Definitely me, at least.
    LilyBearon February 18, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentWe always worry about life, about how we feel and our desires, and while those fears and anxieties are normal, they arent what define us. They aren't what kill us. They aren't what make us alive.
    The last line is crucial in this song: "All that matters is the love you throw away"

    What love are we giving? Are we loving those around us or waiting for those around us to love us? What matters is the love we give to others. When we give love we are get life.
    myname2on February 27, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentA song that shows you can still be breathing and already be dead. I think it's such a sombre yet pretty song.
    wolf cubon June 03, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentFor me, this song meant one thing, the countless times I've fallen in love and failed. People see one thing, I see another. And the one love that was perfect I didn't grasp as my own...
    loveloston November 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think that almost anyone could relate to this song at some stage.. that's what makes it so brilliant.
    Kittycollartighton October 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song to me is about losing someone who you thought loved you, who you thought you loved. but then it turns out that there was no love. the song is about losing love so much to point where you think love is thrown away and no real.
    neverOquiteOawake10on May 23, 2010   Link

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