Echoes Of You

September 3, 2009
By MessOfADreamer PLATINUM, North Tonawanda, New York
MessOfADreamer PLATINUM, North Tonawanda, New York
22 articles 2 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I write for the same reason I breathe -- because if I didn't, I would die." -Isaac Asimov


I wonder what I did to make you run away
Did I not offer enough incentives to stay
You took my optimism with you unfortunately
These thoughts in my head just aren't me
I am a waste of space, I am a waste of air
It's a waste for anyone to even care
About me, I have no purpose
Bring on the anguish, cuz I know I deserve it

Chorus:
Now that you're gone, I can't escape
I used to use my fantasies to get me through the day
I can't count on illusions to get me through
But I'm finding myself clinging to echoes of you

I have a habit of holding on when I know it's not worth it
Of relying on those who didn't earn it
I can take a lot, though my pain tolerance is low
Wouldn't have begun this had I known
I was lost in you, now I'm lost in myself
Don't know who I am, how can I be helped?
I reach out to find something to hold onto
But it's an illusion, an echo of you

Chorus:
Now that you're gone, I can't escape
I used to use my fantasies to get me through the day
I can't count on illusions to get me through
But I'm finding myself clinging to echoes of you

I see you apologize
But then I realize
It's just an echo of you
Not the real you
And it can't undo
What you put me through

Chorus:
Now that you're gone, I can't escape
I used to use my fantasies to get me through the day
I can't count on illusions to get me through
But I'm finding myself clinging to echoes of you

The author's comments:
This is what can happen when your optimism blinds you to the true situation. That's all I'll say.

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on Oct. 19 2014 at 12:05 am
Caroline0123456789LOL SILVER, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Alons-y!

This is a really beautiful song. It's so poetic, passionate, and absolutely wonderful. It has a sad side, yes, but it is so beautiful. Thank you for posting this!!!

sashaaa BRONZE said...
on Mar. 30 2014 at 7:30 pm
sashaaa BRONZE, Fort Pierce, Florida
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I really loved it...Echoes of you.  The title drew me in, but the words were very true, real and good too. :)

K-napp23 said...
on Nov. 2 2012 at 11:26 am
K-napp23, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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I love this. Very relatable and touching. Wonderful job!

on Nov. 3 2010 at 5:27 pm
CocoStar BRONZE, Calgary, Other
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Stunning. The feeling and emotion in the words tugs at my heart. It is beyond amazing. 

on May. 12 2010 at 12:06 am
Graceless91 PLATINUM, Seekonk, Massachusetts
23 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"you can never fully love someone until you love yourself first"

amazing 


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