MIMI
without you
the ground thaws
the rain falls
the grass grows

without you
the seeds root
the flowers bloom
the children play

the stars gleam
the poets dream
the eagles fly
without you

the earth turns
the sun burns
but i die
without you

without you
the breeze warms
the girl smiles
the cloud moves

without you
the tides change
the boys run
the oceans crash

the crowds roar
the days soar
the babies cry
without you

the moon glows
the river flows
but i die
without you

ROGER
the world revives

MIMI
colors renew

BOTH
but i know blue
only blue
lonely blue
within me, blue
without you

MIMI
without you
the hand gropes
the ear hears
the pulse beats


ROGER
without you
the eyes gaze
the the legs walk
the lungs breathe

BOTH
the mind churns
the heart yearns
the tears dry
without you

life goes on
but i'm gone
cause i die

ROGER
without you

MIMI
without you

ROGER
without you

BOTH
without you


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  • +1
    General Commentthis is one of my favorites. i agree with youreyes about the "life goes on..." part, it's amazing. it also sums up the song very well.
    lack of coloron March 26, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so romantic--everything that usually happens will happen without you, but I won't be the same.
    musicchick44on June 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI've just recenty become obsessed with RENT. This is my favorite song from it. Everyone who has ever lost the one they love can relate to this. So simple, yet so beautiful.
    Rockabye255on March 21, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is absolutely amazing. Particuarly the last part with the passion Adam sings "the lungs breathe" and the "life goes on but i'm gone cause i die without you" part. What a beautiful love song.
    youreyeson December 26, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove's tough huh

    it kills people.

    dont get caught!
    freeter mcbeanon December 26, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti cry when i hear this song.Rosario Dawson and Adam Pascal have the best voices out of RENT the movie.
    vampyresunseton March 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is suck a great song, this part in the movie makes me cry soooo hard. its so incredibly sad...
    specialK37on March 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti disagree with vampyresunset because i think joanne has the by far best voice in the movie but that is besides the point. this song is awesome. but i hate how mimi got back into drugs. it makes me sad
    crazy4soccer14on April 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's very pretty,though.
    ladysorrows777on April 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenttear jerker.
    jhandson June 15, 2006   Link

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