"Only Fooling Myself" as written by and Kate Elizabeth Voegele....
I stop to catch my breath
And I stop to catch your eye
No need to second-guess
That you've been on my mind
I dream days away, but that's okay
It's like I want to hear a silent sound
And then hold it in my hand
But a rose won't blossom from a ground
Of desert sand, but I like to pretend that

One day I'll turn around
I'll see your hand reach out
I'm only fooling myself, oh,
But maybe when you smile
It means you'd stay awhile
Just maybe you'd save me now

Well, now it's etched in stone
That I can't survive alone
You have the missing piece
That I need so desperately
Yes, I slip away to a day that'll never come
It's like a splash of water to my face
When I suddenly realize
That you could never find a place
For me in your eyes, and I don't know why I keep thinking

One day I'll turn around
I'll see your hand reach out
I'm only fooling myself, oh,
But maybe when you smile
It means you'd stay awhile
Just maybe you'd save me now

It's love in disguise
I'm lost in your eyes
I'm lost in your eyes

One day I'll turn around
I'll see your hand reach out
I'm only fooling myself, oh,
But maybe when you smile
It means you'd stay awhile
Just maybe you'd save me now

Save me now
Just maybe you'd save me now


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"Only Fooling Myself" as written by Kate Elizabeth Voegele

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  • +2
    My InterpretationThis song really hits it in the head, a girl in love with a guy who doesn't know she exists, or thinks not-so-great about her, so she goes into a fantasy land in her head where they're a perfect couple, only to be shook awake by "a splash of water to my face". This song is so me, a complete nobody in love with the football quarterback at our school, I know it sounds cliche but it's so true. Long live this song.
    levii101on October 19, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentCant get enough of her vocals. Amazing
    mxthunderon June 12, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's most obviously about someone who likes someone else and they keep imagining their with them and they know that the other person probably doesn't like them back.
    Hannah111692on January 24, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis really hits the spot. About having a crush on someone who you think will never feel the same way. I can relate.
    winds_pulled_meon April 07, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWherever I hear this song I think of an average normal girl having a crush on a dreamy popular guy or somethin' like that...
    Darlingxxx22on December 24, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this song is set in high school and is about a girl who is in love with a guy she knows she can never have,the guy loads of girls like, and she know she'll never end up with him, but she likes to dream, and everytime he looks in her direction her heart skips a beat. I know that's how I feel right now. :(
    smartykat37on April 23, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song reminds me of somebody i've had a 'crush' on for what feels like centuries. they don't call 'em crushes for nothing. this song hits that spot that's still soft for him.
    sweetem0ti0nxoon May 24, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is soooo amazing. it captures unrequited love from afar. "it's love in disguise" i love it!!

    "i dream days away, but that's ok...."
    speedoairhedon June 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit kinda reminds me of my crush.i like him ALOT.but i feel like he'll never like me.
    Countrychick14on May 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo i have the biggest crush on one of the hottest guys at my school!

    Dude... you have no idea how badly this matches to what i am going through!
    Lovely_Pantson June 04, 2008   Link

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