Time has the ability to do so much. It can blur the edges and change the details as it passes, but it can also put you at a better vantage point. You start seeing things differently when you’re looking at them as past instead of present. You start seeing the difference between the things you missed and the things you were deliberately ignoring. Some things you understand more and some you understand less.
This was a break up song, but it was written years after it was said and done. A different story than it would have been if I had tried to capture the scene there and then. It took awhile to be able to see my mistakes and maybe longer to realized how I wronged myself and others.