It's the night before she leaves
She sleeps an unquiet sleep
You reach out to teach her while you still can
You reach out to teach her while you still can

"Departure" fills the air
When your time grows short it's everywhere
In each sad smile
In her restlessness
In the held back tears
In the talking less

Tomorrow you'll return
To where you held her days before
Where she said what you now recall
"Before we know it
I'll be going, I'll be going
Before we know it
You'll be walking away alone, away alone"

No amount of time is
Ever enough when you're dealing with
Long distance love where stations become
Become the best and the worst of places

Tomorrow you'll return
To where you held her days before
Where she said what you now recall
"Before we know it
I'll be going, I'll be going
Before we know it
You'll be walking away alone, away alone"


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    General Commentit reminds me that my boyfriends is far away from me and our good-bye at the airport is always the saddest thing to my heart.
    airstrikeon October 31, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentops, *boyfriend, i have only one!
    airstrikeon October 31, 2004   Link

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