Claudio Sanchez wrote this introspective acoustic number in anticipation of the birth of his son, Atlas. He explained to TeamRock: "Once I knew we were expecting the birth of our first son, this song allowed me a moment to question myself and ask what kind of a father I was going to be."
"It was all so new to me, and I wondered whether it was going to be an original experience, or if I was going to echo the ghost of my parents and their upbringing. I'm sure it'll be a little bit of both, but that's why I approached the song in such a stripped down manner. It's me contemplating my future as a father."