New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

What do you do with the sands of time
When they carve out lines around your eyes
I can close my fists up good and tight
But I can??™t hold back the sands of time
What do you do with a memory
That just hangs around and stares at me
I can tear that frame down off the wall
But it won??™t erase the things I saw
Night and day
Night and day
You remain
You remain
What do you do with old regrets
There??™s a box full underneath the bed
Just close enough not to forget
But do what do you do with old regrets
There??™s old house key in a kitchen drawer
To the door I can??™t unlock no more
Sometimes I hold that key real tight
But what do you do after goodbye
Night and day
Night and day
You remain
You remain
Night and day
Night and day
You remain
You remain

Lyrics taken from


Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:


      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      Min 50 words
      Not bad

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.