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And you said it would be funny to keep me hanging in suspense
Then I'd run over to your house and I'd scale the chainlink fence
That borders your back yard and then I'd climb through your window
And I'd whisper that I love you as you fall out of your clothes
And we'd lay there in the darkness like the dream of you I had
Where we captured all the fireflies and knew what time we had
Could be counted on your fingertips, that almost made you cry
You let me hold you tightly as we said all our goodbyes ohhh

May I say I loved you more?
May I say I loved you more?

And it must have been an hour that I clutched you in my arms
And I must have said the right things because you instantly felt warm
I know you heard my heart stop beating and you wanted not to cry
As your sympathetic whispers, they told a tale of bad goodbyes
And you swore you saw me laughing, and I swore I saw you smile
As the time we've spent together was meant to last us quite a while
As I take this piece of you with me, I'll carry to my grave
Knowing that for someone you're an angel sent to save

(Keep Breathing my angel, if you go down I go with you, keep breathing just keep breathing.)
May I say I loved you more?
(Keep Breathing my angel, if you go down I go with you, keep breathing just keep breathing.)
May I say I loved you more?

Let's drink to memories we shared
Down one for all the hopes and cares
Here's two for being unaware
That you're gone
Because before too long you'll be a memory
Because before too long you'll be a memory

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    Dearestenemy212Aug 5, 2010 at 1:16 am
    Well i think the song is a memory and a fantasy... We know the drummer wrote the song in honour of his girlfriend, personally i think he is recalling the first time they had sex because of the laughing and smiling... Its says "as we say all our goodbyes" i think this means he wishes he got to say goodbye to her properly, hez picturing holding her in his arms just like that night, but he knows he has to wake up, he can count the hours on his fingertips till he wakes up and it all becomes just a memory again, the song keeps referring to her as an angel and the line "keep breathing, just keep breathing..." i think to him this dream is real, she is there again and he needs her to keep breathing because he can't loose her all over again, also "like a dream of you i had, could suggest there as been others" catching fireflys together maybe
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    TAI_Fan4everMay 27, 2009 at 9:53 pm
    The Drummer's girlfriend died when a drunk driver crashed into her(thats why it's called "One Mans Drinking games") he wrote this song just for her
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    UnregisteredApr 6, 2012 at 12:30 am
    The drummers girlfriend died, he reminiscing the moments that ment the most, the fact he was so lucky to have a girl as wondeful as her
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    whisper_the_wordsNov 2, 2010 at 11:09 pm
    This is deffinetly the best Mayday Parade song from Tales Told by Dead Friends, and thts my favorite albumn because the songs are so deep and have so much meaning, ya know?
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    wisperiloveyouuJun 2, 2009 at 7:14 pm
    they were obviously in love
    i think he was ill not her cause it says "and you heard my heart stop beating and you wanted not to cry"
    maybe its about him looking down on her and remembering the time they had together?
    and where he says "may i say i loved you more" hes saying it because he pasted away and will only love her she will move on and love others!

    i love this song my boyfriend sings it down the phone to maes me smilee!!

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