Oh, my god!
Let's do this again
Let's do this again, again, again, again, again!
How come I can't stop kissing you?
I can't stop kissing you
Oh, man! Oh, man! Oh, man! Oh, man! Oh, man!

And I've got headaches filled with time
Those dizzy numbers, dizzy numbers
Pictures, papers, pencils, razors
Blankets, lipgloss, whiskers, whispers
Liz tries to whisper:
"Promise that you won't fall for me."
What's that?
Didn't hear you, too late
Too late, too late, too late
Guess what? I'm drunk

I thought I'd never write a love song again
Then again I guess I'll never again
Well, well... too late
I gotta write about what I don't write about
It's just like me to let me destroy myself
Not fair... well, well

Hey check it out:
I don't got flowers for you
But I got dinner plans
I got my right hand
Hand in hand
And hands with plans
Wine and words, my pens and plants
Come on, kids, and clap your hands
Come on, Liz... just one last dance

I let the bed bugs out
I feel the time run out
Time out! Time out!
I guess you're leaving town
Gonna put my face back down
I'm no alchemist, face down

It hurts enough just to say your name
I'm so happy that we met all the same
Black cat's mustache, ambiguous bowls
Last thing we ever wanted was somebody to hold her

We're not to blame
It happened just as soon as you said to your name
"Hi, my name is Liz, I think we should dance
Let's toast to happy endings and giving this a chance"

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  • +1
    General Commentit should be "last thing we ever wanted was somebody to hold. word"
    mikeycon June 24, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is one of my favorite songs..i love the trophy scars
    rosutoon August 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI'm pretty sure that "word" is suppoused to be a "her". It would make a lot more sense that way too.
    Oathon March 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think it's just Jerry falling in love with someone he shouldn't be with. "'Promise that you won't fall for me.' What's that?" She even tells him to not get to close to her 'cause she knows it'll end badly but he does it anyways. By doing this, he says "It's just like me to let me destroy myself" because he knew what he was getting into. Near the end of the song, he still is happy that they met and shared feelings for each other, even if he's hurt this much.
    Neamh Suilon July 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHow about not worrying about that so much and the meaning...
    Vague.Introspectionon December 02, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is rediculously deep.

    "Pictures, papers, pencils, razors
    Blankets, lipgloss, whiskers, whispers" This is all the shit he's going/ went through. Memories, Statements, Rumors, self infliction.

    The rest is pretty obvious, she leaves and he did what she asked him not to: "Promise that you won't fall for me."
    ItsJorgeon February 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWord.

    cheap_noveltyon September 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI agree with ItsJorge very much here.

    However i thought it was "Picture, papers, pencils, erasers" as in he's writing the words then erasing them.. a common side effect of trying to pen down his emotional status.

    Lots more typical TS reference to drugs, in particular weed in this song.. "Wine and words, my pens and plants"

    Jerrys dealing with, or at least attempting to deal with his feelings for Liz. Shes a recurring name that appears within his works.. People that know Trophy Scars on a more personal level may be able to shed a little more light onto this.. It's difficult for me to have a personal insight when i live all the way across the altlantic in the UK.

    More comments please!

    KWahDBon October 04, 2008   Link
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    General Commentlmao, i like that--"ambiguous bowls". crafty wordplay, jerry.
    micr0phoneon February 01, 2010   Link

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