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So I sit here writing words in our old place
They all come out as letter
And I contemplate mistakes that we all make
We start at the ending of errors
When history fades we identify the problems
But they may not be problems after all
Shock and dismay they affect what we say
We should bite out tongues
We should bite our tongues
Because after all it's only our lives anyway
And I can't let it bother me
If fact and fate just can't agree on love on life
Can we stop taking ourselves too seriously?
So I sit here carving words into the walls
Words that remind me of just how I was
I never felt as old and lonely
As I felt when I was young and in love
When history fades we identify the problems
But they may not be problems after all
Shock and dismay they affect what we say
We should bite out tongues
We should bite our tongues
Because after all it's only our lives anyway
And I can't let it bother me
If fact and fate just can't agree on love on life
Can we stop taking ourselves too seriously?
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    UnregisteredMar 5, 2012 at 2:04 pm
    The song is saying that life and love are not measurable nor can they be controlled. So mistakes as we perceive them may actually not be mistakes at all. Because there is no way of evaluating, predicting, or controlling the outcome of love or life, why the eff would we take ourselves so seriously? Just stop. Enjoy the ride.

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