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The stars lean down to kiss you,
And I lie awake and miss you.
Pour me a heavy dose of atmosphere.
'Cause I'll doze off safe and soundly,
But I'll miss your arms around me.
I'd send a postcard to you dear,
'Cause I wish you were here.

I'll watch the night turn light blue.
But it's not the same without you,
Because it takes two to whisper quietly,
The silence isn't so bad,
Till I look at my hands and feel sad,
'Cause the spaces between my fingers
Are right where yours fit perfectly.

I'll find repose in new ways,
Though I haven't slept in two days,
'Cause cold nostalgia chills me to the bone.
But drenched in Vanilla twilight,
I'll sit on the front porch all night,
Waist deep in thought because when I think of you.
I don't feel so alone.
I don't feel so alone.
I don't feel so alone.

As many times as I blink I'll think of you... tonight.
I'll think of you tonight.

When violet eyes get brighter,
And heavy wings grow lighter,
I'll taste the sky and feel alive again.
And I'll forget the world that I knew,
But I swear I won't forget you,
Oh if my voice could reach back through the past,
I'd whisper in your ear,
Oh darling I wish you were here.



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  • DIVABEAT68
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    DIVABEAT68Apr 1, 2010 at 11:18 am
    Right, superstar123, first, you can't spell insomniac and this song does not 'curse' anyone. Seriously, if you wrote a song, what would YOU write it about? it's not illigal to vent your feelings out through a song. virtually every song is to do with love, just as this one is. Just because you don't like this song, you don't have to call the people 'tone-deaf toads'. this song is beautiful and so is fireflies. If you don't like it or owl city, why the hell did you look up the lyrics? If you don't like it, too damn bad, because there are people who do.
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    mileycyrus2010Oct 14, 2010 at 12:35 am
    superstar123, i am tired of seeing you comment your thoughts on talented bands and stars! can't you see that you don't have a BRAIN? you ARE thoughtless! you don't care about anybody but your nasty old mean empty hearted self! stop being mean! we don't give a cow if you don't like owl city! i don't really listen to them, but i have to give them credit for fireflies! comment back so i can see what your little lone hearted self has to say! get your life straight! divabeat68 is right! if you don't like the song, then too bad! because you are trying to put us down and make us feel ashamed of liking these people! owl city is awesome! and they can do ANYTHING better than you! THEY WERE BRAVE ENOUGH TO WRITE AND SING SONGS! WHILE YOU JUST SIT YOUR BUTT ON THE COMPUTER ALL DAY GETTING ON LYRICSMODE TALKING ABOUT STARS!!! GO GET YOUR LIFE STRAIGHT OR SOMETHING BAD WILL HAPPEN TO YOU! AND I AM ONLY 10 YEARS OLD AND I HAVE MORE COMMON SENSE THAN YOU DO! THAT IS JUST SAD!
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    AssajnNov 1, 2010 at 4:35 pm
    superstar123 just got owned big time! I have to agree with mileycyrus2010. You can't even produce a better lyrics, don't talk big. All you do is criticize? Come on!? Are you jealous or something?
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    jiraniku12Aug 16, 2009 at 1:56 am
    i think it's about a guy talking about love of his life. how they got separated i don't know but he surely misses her.

    I'll send a postcard to you dear, Cause I wish you were here.- did she move away?
    Oh if my voice could reach back through the past, I'd whisper in your ear,
    Oh darling I wish you were here.- or were they separated by time? or death?

    Cause cold nostalgia chills me to the bone. But drenched in Vanilla twilight,
    I'll sit on the front porch all night, Waist deep in thought because when I think of you. I don't feel so alone. - Smell has nostalgic effect on people. it brings back memories associated with the smell. i wonder why owl city chose vanilla. but it's my personal favorite. it brings me comfort and peace. Twilight is the most depressing and saddest part of the day. The sun is down, darkness creeps up. there's a sense of loss that the day is over. perfect for brooding and reminiscing. but hope springs in the fact you know the sun will rise again tomorrow.

    i love owl city. he has a way with words that they are more poetic than just song lyrics. i think he is sensitive, and most guys should follow his lead. i don't think you could fake the emotions conveyed in his song. he has captured what most of us feell and eloquently put it to music. the song is just beautiful, sad but beautiful.
  • 1
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    10isgrlFeb 19, 2010 at 11:30 pm
    my friend told me he wrote this after his girlfriend died. it is so sad i cry everytime i listen to it or read the lyrics...im crying rite now :'(

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