penny on the railroad tracks. still waiting for the westbound four fifteen. no name motel and cement smoke stacks. same old same this time. this time i'm looking back. do you have the time to listen to the story of my life. can you set aside a year so i can tell you why. the coffee's cold and the station is quiet. such a lonely wait. the snow falls carelessly. i have heard this message in my head before. the four fifteen to goshen. now boarding call. i'll take this on my own again. i'm not afraid to be on my own again. i'm not sure exactly why or where i'm going. i'll just start again. i know it doesn't make much sense to go. and nothing ever translates through the telephone. i just called to say i'm not sure when i'll be home. i've got to start all over. and i'll take this time. take a chance on everything i own. and i'll make it this time. somewhere. sometime. if you can see me there falling down on my face again. you can leave me there and let me try


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    This song really goes good for me now. I think it's just about how he is okay with being on his own again, and that he won't know where he'll go, but he just wants to start over and try again, to see if things could be better. Some advice I need.

    littlelostemoboyon June 16, 2002   Link
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    i'm not sure what this song is about...nor am i worried about it. all i have to say is that the build-up at the end rocks my world. not to mention the lyrics make sense...and hit home. brandtson can do no wrong.

    one*name*famouson August 26, 2002   Link
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    Such a beautiful song...obviously about trying to be successful/happy on your own..but he seems a bit insecure.

    Guigouon December 02, 2007   Link

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