"If You Go" as written by and Anthony Lewis/sela Smith....
It's kinda sad that I have learned to deal with things like this.
Being strong means being heartless.

Tell me, how do the scars feel after the wounds heal?
Did it burn when they cauterized?
Did it show that you were hiding the hurt inside?
Do your eyes still shine as bright as they did the days when you were at your best?

Now that you're all alone and feeling sorry for yourself,
Did it make sense to lie to me and deceive me like you did?
If you run away from me,
I'm not running after you (‘cause I'm so tired).
If you turn away from this don't look back (‘cause I'll be gone).

If you go then I'll forget you.
When you're gone I won't miss you.
I'm sorry that's just the way I've learned to deal with a broken heart.
If you go then I'll forget you.
When you're gone I won't miss you.
I'm sorry that's just the way I've learned
To deal with a broken heart and broken promises.

It's been a long time since
I've seen you and longer since we've talked.
And the last thing that I said was I had nothing to say.
Now I'm choking on my words.
All the things I didn't say that could have made it all ok.


Lyrics submitted by blink_me182

"If You Go" as written by Michael Garvin Anthony Lewis Smith

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    General Commenti am in love with this song..and this band! this song is sooo easy to relate to, as am i sure many people, myself included, have felt this way. I think that this song is about a person who has recently gotten out of a relationship, and is trying so hard to forget about their ex. The person meant so much to them, that they are forcing themselves to hate them, and trying to make themselves believe that the person meant nothing to them. awesome song! getting over someone is definitley a hard thing to do!

    ~ PuNk RoCk PriNcESs ~
    punk rock princess*on December 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI absolutely love this song! I'm relatively young, and haven't really experienced a lot of heartbreak regarding boyfriends, but I have had a lot of problems with my dad (or lack there of) and these lyrics really explain how I feel.

    'its kinda sad that i
    have learned to deal with this like this'

    As a teenager, I really do feel like I shouldn't have to close up to deal with crap like this, and neither should anyone else. I know this isn't what the lyrics are about, but it really hits home for me
    bean02on January 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is fanominal. the lyrics are amazing. i see what bean is saying,. and i could defanitly see this relating to being about a father. i dont think it is, but its possible. its so amzing. 'if you turn away from this, dont look back, cause ill be gone.' wow. just fkn wow.
    m0thafuckinPRINCESSon July 05, 2007   Link

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