25 Apr 2012 Summary: He hasn't come to terms with his break up with his former lover. he called love was nothing to his former lover and is scared that it will happen again. [Kierkegaard/Existentialism – how can you commit your whole being to something .. I think Kimbra's lyrics give this song an unexpected twist.
It's a harsh one, because then your truest one is the one you can't have forever. but the lyrics suggest Vedder is talking about a girlfriend (or close companion), who from a different perspective, and losing her had once again changed that viewpoint. I actually tend to believe that it is about a tragic death of an ex-love.