A little piece of paper with a picture drawn
Floats on down the street till the wind is gone
And the memory now is like the picture was then
When the paper’s crumpled up, it can’t be perfect again

from Linkin Park – Forgotten Lyrics on Rap Genius


This is referring to the bad memory. When something happens, it can never be modified. Once a bad thing happens, there’s nothing that can remove that event to make the relationship perfect again. It will always be hindered by this.

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