Written letters carried up by rising balloons
I know that you'll get this someday
Everybody tells me that it's time to move on
But I still have to write this letter

So you gotta go to space
One way or another
Soldier of the human race
So you gotta go to space
On a suicide mission
Which one are we on?
Do you even know that you're gone..?

Disappointed couldn't call you for a few months
After what you'd done nothing was left
You disappeared from off the face
I hoped you would phone
One day wondering I called mother said you were dead

Before you left I wish I'd said
All this time I wasn't angry
Despite mistakes you had to make
Long ago my love forgave you
I had let it go
Long time ago
Not soon enough for you to know

Fire in the car, alarm
Firefighters on the run-on
Couldn't save the kids on time
Everybody burned alive

I had let it go
Long time ago
Not soon enough for you to know

Lyrics submitted by HenryMagician

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    General CommentI don't know,my take on this song was that he was not necessarily talking about a lover but his father. Like:his father did some bad thingsand the guy never forgave him,,they didnt see eachother before the father died.by that time its too late to say goodbye and that hr forgives him.and I think the fire part is not literal but is just depicting a disaterous event.
    That's just how I see the song.

    Wontbebacktill5on October 17, 2010   Link

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