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Water gray through the windows
Up the stairs
Chilling rain
Like an ocean
Everywhere

Don't want to reach for me do you?
I mean nothing to you
The Little Things Give You Away
And now there will be no mistaking
The levees are breaking
All you've ever wanted
Was someone to truly look up to you
And six feet under water
I do

Hope decays
Generations disappear
Washed away
As a nation simply stares

Don't want to reach for me do you?
I mean nothing to you
The Little Things Give You Away
But now there will be no mistaking
The levees are breaking
All you've ever wanted
Was someone to truly look up to you
And six feet under water
I do
All you've ever wanted
Was someone to truly look up to you
And six feet under ground now I
Now I do

(The Little Things Give You Away)
(All you ever wanted was someone to truly look up to you)



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    LpluvApr 15, 2009 at 8:20 am
    Girl named heaven your right. If you have the album read the booklet it has the lyrics and why they wrote the song they said after visting hurrciane katrina they wrothe this song. as by the lyrics it's water and hope is decaying. Powerful song it really proofs linkin park can write good stuff. So for all you linkin park haters out there sit down and listen to 'minutes to midnight' it's a powerful album with meaning.
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    girl_named_heavenMar 1, 2009 at 3:44 am
    I think that this song is about the hurricane Katrina that hit in Florida. The whole nation just watched as many were washed away. And now they watch us from 6 feet under water.
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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm
    This song deals with the aftermath of hurricane katrina and the effects on the victims and how the government failed them. Very emotional. I love this song, one of my favorites!
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    UnregisteredApr 20, 2012 at 9:14 am
    It's about hurricane katrina and how the people are truly looking up from six feet under water, linkin park truly love everyone.
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    idontloveyouhahaAug 16, 2008 at 2:30 am
    the song reminds me of all the troubles and hard times ive had this past year such as my uncle dying and my grandpa dying and losing many many freinds because of what i did and freinds ill never get back etc...

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