The Saddest Song

Album: So Long, Astoria (2003)
  • Only two more days until your birthday
    Yesterday was mine
    You'll be turning five
    I know what it's like
    Growing up without your father in your life

    So I pretend I'm doing all I can
    And hope someday you'll find it in your heart
    To understand why I'm not around
    And forgive me for not being in your life

    I remember waiting for you to come
    Remember waiting for you to call
    Remember waiting there to find nothing at all

    Maybe someday you'll really get to know me
    Not just from letters read to you
    I pray I get the chance to make it up to you
    We've got a lot of catching up to do

Comments: 3

  • Smoore from Santa Barbara, Cathis song inspired me to write to my dad after seven years. we now have a healthy father-daughter relationship =)
  • Tara from West Palm Beach, Flthis song IS the saddest song. makes me cry
  • Carlos from Mexico City, MexicoKris, whenever they play this live, dedicated it to everyone who hasn't had a father present on important times. Living "without a father". He talks about it a little bit on their live CD, "Live At The Metro". Buy it at, I highly recommend it.
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