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blink-182 – I Miss You lyrics

Hello there, the angel from my nightmare
The shadow in the background of the morgue
The unsuspecting victim of darkness in the valley

We can live like Jack and Sally if we want
Where you can always find me
And we'll have Halloween on Christmas

And in the night we'll wish this never ends
We'll wish this never ends

(I miss you, miss you)
(I miss you, miss you)


Where are you and I'm so sorry
I cannot sleep, I cannot dream tonight
I need somebody and always
This sick strange darkness
Comes creeping on so haunting every time
And as I stared I counted
Webs from all the spiders
Catching things and eating their insides
Like indecision to call you
And hear your voice of treason
Will you come home and stop this pain tonight
Stop this pain tonight


Don't waste your time on me you're already
The voice inside my head
(I miss you, miss you)
Don't waste your time on me you're already
The voice inside my head (I miss you, miss you)

Don't waste your time on me you're already
The voice inside my head (I miss you, miss you)
Don't waste your time on me you're already
The voice inside my head (I miss you, miss you)


Don't waste your time on me you're already
The voice inside my head (I miss you, miss you)
Don't waste your time on me you're already
The voice inside my head (I miss you, miss you)


(I miss you, miss you)
(I miss you, miss you)
(I miss you, miss you)
(I miss you, miss you)



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    It’s about a relationship that ended. Boy is reminiscing about the relationship, and despite being betrayed (voice of treason) in some way (perhaps abandonment or cheated on) he is aching and nostalgic for the person they loved. However, he blames himself (don’t waste your time on me) and perhaps thinks he deserved it because he acted childish (refers to ex as the voice inside my head as if the ex was his voice of reqson). The song is like a plea, he is bargaining like he will now give in and let the ex have their way (we can have Halloween at Christmas/be like jack and sally referring to the Tim Burton movie) if they come back. However, “don’t waste your time on me” also gives insight into the authors self awareness, with a certain knowledge that he probably won’t change and knows the ex is probably better off. He sings achingly of the loss “I miss you” and “I’m so sorry” because the ex is the only thing that will “stop the pain” . But he adds in the word “tonight” indicating it’s a short term fix.
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    Its really quite simple. The artist is expressing the amount of torture they're experiencing from being away from their love. They're desperate to have them with them, and are expressing how much them being away has effected their mind. The artist is saying its a blessing and a curse to think of them so much, but when it comes right down to it, they just miss them and want them there with them.
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    My love is like a broken river of emotion, waiting, wishing, wondering. How can such a thing ever happen to me. I'm desperate oh so desperate. I listen to this song for days. It's that indecision to call the one I love but she's out with another man being a sl*t, but what could make her change her mind. This is the way it has to be for now, forever, for good, for bad, for better or for worse. For life and love and hurse. What's worse? A curse? I curse her name, all the haters are the same. The blame, the shame, the horror movies like lullabies I fall asleep to. One day that sleep will last forever and I'll be gone. Then and only then I can hope to haunt her just to hear her say "I miss you, I miss you".
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    It's just a lyrical way of saying that you're hurting, and you want that one person to make everything better again. Because let's face it, you can't spend forever alone and consider yourself happy. You at least have to have something of meaning, someone that understands and correlates with you without even having to try. Someone that, when you're gone, misses you. Truly and genuinely pines for the relationship that once was.
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    A haunting depiction of the effect depression can have on a relationship and its subsequent fallout. Finding love in the midst of battling depression, wanting it so bad, wanting to love and be loved yet letting it slip away so as to not continue to hurt their love over and over again each time it rears its ugly head.
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    Close Reading of "I Miss You" by Blink-182 by Mr. P (a guy with a big homework assignment).

    The song tells about the beginning of one lover's tale and the end of another lover's tale because of cheating women. The language in the song suggests that where the second relationship is ended by a cheating lover which creates darkness, the other relationship begins by a lover through darkness.
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    My boyfriend, went and left me the other day, for no good reason, only thing he could tell my friend was that, I was better off without him. I have not stopped listening to this song. I was dating my boyfriend for almost two years, june 3, would have been our second anniversary. I miss him. But I think this song means that, this person misses someone soo much, it feels like there always there.
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    Have you ever missed someone so much you can smell them, you want them so badly that everytime you close your eyes all you see is them, have you? Have you ever felt so strongly about someone that your heart almost stops seriously it starts to beat slow not fast when your with them, have you ever felt like dying when your not with that person, that is how I feel right now, shes in paris and I'm in kenya.
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  • heyassbut1967
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    Pretty much it means they miss someone they lost and that they really want them back and its killing them on the inside to know that they are gone and they may not see or ever get them back again so they decided to write a song about it and well maybe it worked maybe it didn't.
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    I miss you means the one whome I really love and care a lots had gone far away from me and still my minds stick with the moments we share together in the passed times. Love you devika and I miss you a lots. Every night I remeber you and cried a lots. Love you baby still waiting in the path where ur image will be return back for my broken heart.
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    Hey migit212 I know I don't know you but you shouldn't hate your life. Its not right!
    I love this song! It makes me cry sometimes just thinking you know. What if that happened to me and it really sucks for the other people that it did happen to. ; 'c
    This song is saying that he misses his girlfriend dearly and he can't stop thinking about her! He loves her! : ']
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