"My Collapsing Frame" as written by and Nansel/kasher/oberst/bowen....
Would you do that
If it really meant
They would see you
And would be convinced
That you love me
And you didn't care
Who knew it?

Please believe me
When I say it's true
I have never felt
As close to you, or anyone
As I do right now
And I'm begging you
Please don't leave yet

And this moment's glass
In a fragile state
I've convinced myself
That it won't crack or break
Like a heart
In the winter

When the air is cold
And your words, the same
I know them, I know them
I am broken, I am wounded
Watch as my fragile frame collapses
Collapses on me, on me
But it's not your fault
You never meant to hurt me
You hurt

And when it's five a.m.
And you're too tired to ever sleep
Well there's no rest for the lonely
I hope I die in my sleep

There's never been
Such hopelessness
Or devotion, or devotion
Or devotion, what's devotion?

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    General Commentbeautiful.
    stickingtosheetson August 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is one of THE greatest songs in my opinion.
    These lines...
    "There's no rest for the lonely
    I hope I die in my sleep"
    send shivers down my spine every time i hear them.
    EmergeInSeaon April 07, 2003   Link
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    General Commentit is raw and pure and beautiful. there needs to be more stuff like this in the world.
    CountToThreeAndGrinon April 10, 2003   Link
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    General Comment" and i'm begging you; please don't leave yet.. "
    br0kenxxon April 19, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis and Life as expected are by far my favoritest songs in the world
    ikindaheartyouon May 31, 2004   Link
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    General Commentokay okay.
    yes, just like every one of conors songs this one is amazing.
    now lets talk about some meanings.. whaddaya say?
    "There's no rest for the lonely. I hope I die in my sleep"
    The Greatest Line.
    But behind it, i think he's saying that he wants to die in his sleep because if he's sleeping that means hes content and not lonely...
    forgetmynameon May 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwell i dunno, cuz it may be that he's saying "i hope i die in my sleep" just because he is way too depressed

    but it wont make sense cuz he's saying "there's no rest for the lonely"... so why is he sleeping ??

    beautifyl song tho :D
    lizzo_strokeron May 16, 2007   Link

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