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A cherry sunset blossoms,
But we're not there to watch it fall,
On the vacant canvas, we should be waiting,
With our face down on the grass,
Staring till our eyes give way,
Let's paint this city black,
While the night's still young,

You,

This cherry sunset withers,
Our words, as frail as paper,
A dawn I thought we'd never see,
Alone, on this silent beach,
There is nothing we can do,
There is nothing we can do,

The sky, it burns itself out,
The sky, it burns itself out,
The sky, it burns itself out,
The sky, it burns itself,

The trees rot down to nothing,
Throats dry out and corpses fill the sidewalks,
These promenades, our graveyards,

The sky, it burns itself out,
The sky, it burns itself out,

There is nothing we can do,
The sky, it burns itself,
And I think we're all about to die,

The trees rot down to nothing,
Throats dry out, and corpses fill these sidewalks,
These promenades, our graveyards,
Kneeling down on what's left, sacrificed upon doom's day,
Oh, if we could take it back and see one last twilight,

Take a picture, take a picture,
Take a picture, take a picture,
Take a picture,

Take a picture, take a picture,
Take a picture, take a picture,
It will last longer,

Our hands in prayer formation,
Our elbows on the bed,
One last try for Heaven,
Thinking who wants flowers when you're dead?,
You're dead,
When you're dead,

Cherry, cherry,
Cherry, cherry,

Cherry, cherry,
Cherry, cherry,

Cherry,
A cherry sunset



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    IworkintheatticJan 12, 2010 at 1:02 am
    I think someone he loved very much died and he thought that if you get flowers for them when they're dead, can that person really appreciate them?

    NO THEY CAN'T 'CAUSE THEY'RE DEAD!!!

    Love the song and I really want to know the meaning!
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    UnregisteredJun 13, 2012 at 11:28 pm
    In the population 95 percent of the earth is water how are the plants going to survive this, if they all drown and the dinosaurs will roam the earth by themselves until the caveman come. Which will end in tradegy as they will eat each other until until theyre extint, and then sheldon from big bang theory will come to the screen and yell "bazinga"
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    HellaDankkJul 2, 2011 at 8:06 am
    Hey guys.. actually, the song title is a reference to the Catcher in the Rye, not a deep personal experience or something... I think the song is just referencing the fact that the world in itself is dark, and that no matter how much we all try we can't hide the evil it call contain.

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