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And honestly, I have been begging for answers
That you and only you can give to me
A voice crying loud
I've been crying for days now
And as I start to run, I stop to breathe
(Cause I was nearly scared to death)
And I was nearly scared to death
(Why you left in paragraphs)
Why you left in paragraphs
(The words were nearly over as)
The words were nearly over as
You stop and turn and grab your bags

And I'll be here by the ocean
Just waiting for proof that there's sunsets and silhouette dreams
All my sand castles fall like the ashes of cigarettes
And every wave drags me to sea
I could stand here for hours
Just to ask God the question, "Is everyone here make-believe?"
With a tear in His voice, He said, "Son, that's the question."
Does this deafening silence mean nothing to no one but me?

As hours move to minutes
And minutes take longer to break
I will be desperately awaiting
When my tongue won't fall apart
And we've been sitting here for hours
All alone and in the dark

So let me think of how to word it
Is it too soon to say 'perfect'?
If I could find another thirty minutes somewhere
I'm sure everything would find me
All that's left is just to sing

And I'll be here by the ocean
Just waiting for proof that there's sunsets and silhouette dreams
All my sand castles fall like the ashes of cigarettes
And every waves drags me to sea
I could stand here for hours
Just to ask God the question, "Is everyone here make-believe?"
With a tear in His voice, He said, "Son, that's the question."
Does this deafening silence mean nothing to no one but me?

And you'll sing to me sweet until then
I may never sail Virginia again
And as this current moves slow for me
This much you must know; we'll meet again
And I will have you know I'm scared to death

Tell me once again
That you'll love me to the death
And should I die, you swear that you will come for me
As I fade away, you reach out your arms
(And please don't let me go)
And please don't let me go
(And please don't let me go)
And please don't let me go

And I'll be here by the ocean
Just waiting for proof that there's sunsets and silhouette dreams
All my sand castles fall like the ashes of cigarettes
And every waves drags me to sea
I could stand here for hours
Just to ask God the question, "Is everyone here make-believe?"
With a tear in His voice, He said, "Son, that's the question."
Does this deafening silence mean nothing to no one but me?



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    Panic17Jul 30, 2009 at 9:23 am
    He's confused. He doesn't understand why she left without saying goodbye or what she did that made her disappear. All she left was a note. He was shocked that she would just leave like that. She grabbed her bags and took off without a word.
    He stands and looks out to sea...standing there for hours having this little hope that maybe she will come back. Everything starts to be so un-real to him that he asks God "Is everyone here make-believe?"...because this has happened to him before...and it's starting to seem like everything is too good to be true. He feels so alone that he tunes the whole world away.
    He never got to say "I love you." He had a flashback of the time they sat "alone and in the dark", he thought the moment was perfect...and he would have done anything to go back and have a 30 more minutes with her.
    Then she tries again, she remembers the nights he would sing her to sleep and stay close. And if he keeps her promise that he will love her to death (he swore to her that if she died he will come back to her) she may never leave him and sail virginia again...she tries to go back but the current moves slow...and as he fades away and forgets her, she begs to not let go. Well that's what I think. (:
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    CookieMonster121708Aug 17, 2009 at 3:19 am
    I think its about his mother and she died and Wonder why god took her? and he wonders if she in heaven? or if there is an afterlife. and he is scared of death?
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    xxRawrxx05May 9, 2009 at 11:38 am
    i love this song, it presents this relationship that i have with this boy.

    This song has that great meaning of what love truly is, this is song is about wanting to prove things. Wanting to know and asks God whether this is all a dream. The girl is obvioulsy suppose to represent that he is indeed in reality and that the girl is his fairytale. He wants to stay with her and he is afraid of leaving her. In the end he is assuring that she won't leave him, when he will someday leave. :].

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    weeeiiiDec 7, 2008 at 5:51 am
    i think this song is about a boy wanting to know the reason why his girl left her, he even askd god about it but the girl is the only one who can answer his question...

    And honestly, I have been begging for answers
    That you and only you can give to me

    (i think this is the part)
    ^^~
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    SydneyIsFabulousJun 11, 2008 at 6:55 pm
    I think its about a guy who is confused on the point if his girlfriend loves him like he loves her...

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