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In the face of change,
That's when she turned to me and said
I'm not sure anymore...
And there amidst the waves
And the cloudless skies
That blanket the year before
I watch my life wash ashore

Have you ever been a part of something
That you thought would never end?
And then of course it did
Have you ever felt the weight inside you
Pulling away inside your skin?
And then something had to give


Now the lines are drawn
Is this feeling gone?
The best parts of this have come and gone
And now that is all that this is
With the reasons clear
We'll spend another year
Without direction
Full of fear
And now things will be different

There's nothing simple when it comes to you and I
Always something in this everchanging life
And there probably always will
Now that time is getting harder to come by
The same arguments are always on our mind
We've killed this slowly fading light

Now the lines are drawn
Is this feeling gone?
The best parts of this have come and gone
And now that is all that this is
With the reasons clear
We'll spend another year
Without direction
Full of fear
But now things will be different

Now something has kept me here too long
And you can't leave me if I'm already gone
Well...
Now something has kept me here too long
And you can't leave me if I'm already gone
Now it seems that something has kept me here too long
And you can't leave me if I'm already gone...

And it seems we make the same mistakes we're always hanging on
Break the promises we're always leaning on
All this time spent waking up
Keep this line open to get this call from you
Speak the words that keep me coming back to you
Now this time it's all different
Now something has kept me here too long
And now I'm gone



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    SpugtacularJan 23, 2009 at 2:13 am
    I love this song, especially the acoustic version. It is so emotional and I can feel the singer's pain, even if I am still together with my boyfriend. But if that ever happened to me, I would be totally heartbroken. It is about a person losing his relationship with that special someone.
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    UnregisteredSep 2, 2012 at 5:46 am
    About moving on in life to continue on your own from one person who you felt an attachment to but didnnt understand why and realizeing that there isnt a reason or point in staying so then you begin to finaly move on
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    ADTR_Jun 29, 2011 at 6:10 am
    i love this song too,the acoustic version is the best & you can feel the singer's pain. Its about someone losing someone else that is special & means the world to them. This song is incredible & is one of my many favorites by Rise Against. Rise Against is the best:)

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