A pair of shoes
Some old reviews
That you kicked behind the door
A calling card
Is torn apart
And it's wasted on the floor
Some city scene
You're like a preteen
Chasing all the latest news
We're back at home
We fix old radios
Wiping off the dusty tunes

Please, please don't touch
Please, please don't touch

I keep it warm
At thirty-four
Like the way it was before
Your favorite shirt
A little dirt
Builds inside the bedroom drawer
'Cause all the paint
And the stains
All the papers and the fumes
They're all of you
They stay alive
And inside the things we knew

Please, please don't touch
Please, please don't touch

Empty stalls and shopping malls
That we'll never see again
Hotel lobbies like painful hobbies
That linger on
Time compares us, you feel embarrassed
Like you drive your parent's car
On another road, in another road
Kept in a jar

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    General Commentthe "please dont touch" line reminds me of someone clinging to the past or an idea of the past. they have a special memory of something or someone and they dont want anyone to change or talk-down this warm feeling they have. I also get the feeling (mental image) of all the things you leave behind when you go away gathering dust and decaying while you're somewhere else.

    such an amazing song.
    caramelprisoneron October 04, 2007   Link

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