"What Can I Say" as written by and Timothy Jay Hanseroth....
Look to the clock on the wall
Hands hardly moving at all
I can't stand the state that I'm in
Sometimes it feels like the wall's closing in

Oh, Lord, what can I say?
I'm so sad since you went away
Time, time, ticking on me
Alone is the last place I wanted to be
Lord, what can I say?

Trap all my troubles away
Drown my sorrow the same way
Seems no matter how hard I try
It seems like there's something just missing inside

Oh, Lord, what can I say?
I'm so sad since you went away
Time, time, ticking on me
Alone is the last place I wanted to be
Lord, what can I say?
Oh, Lord, what can I say?

How many rules can I break?
How many lies can I make?
How many roles must I turn
To find me a place where the bridge hasn't burned?

Oh, Lord, what can I say?
I'm so sad since you went away
Time, time, ticking on me
Alone is the last place I wanted to be

Oh, Lord, what can I say?
I'm so sad since you went away
Time, time, ticking on me
Alone is the last place I wanted to be
Lord, what can I say?
Oh, Lord, what can I say?


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"What Can I Say" as written by Timothy Jay Hanseroth

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    General CommentThis is brilliantly simple song of someone who is just alone and doesn't quite know what do do with her loneliness. Other than that "Oh, Lord, what can I say?" :)
    wolf cubon April 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think the lyrics are wrong in this song. It's not "trap all my troubles away", its "try and burn my troubles away". I'm not usually into this kind of music but I really like this song. It's easy to sing and sounds really pretty.
    sylves0324on May 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentmy fave part of the song:
    "How many rules can I break?
    How many lies can I make?
    How many roads must I turn
    To find me a place where the bridge hasn't burned?"

    I think that everyone can relate to it at some point. it's true - what must I do to find a place where the bridge hasn't burned, where something will still go very right for me?

    fantastic song.
    spinningfreeon September 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about the person she loved left her and she is lonely and doesn't know what to do with her life and how to sew up that gaping hole in her life. "To find me a place where the bridge hasn't burned" really means she has tried to move on and her oppertunities just keep closing on her. "It feels like there is something missing inside" Also means she has tried and tried with different people but it just never feels right for her. This is exactly whats happening to me... My baby is gone and i cant patch the hole in my life or my heart :(
    Lchanteloison March 13, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI love all the emotion and strain she has in her voice as she sings "how many rules can I break? oh how many lives can I make?" It's so powerful.
    pastelgreyon March 20, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI literally had a time in my life where'd I'd listen to this song over and over again, it applied to me soo soo much.
    This song is literally about feeling so alone in the world and having no one to turn to, you feel as if everyone has given up on you even god. Even though you try so hard it always ends up wrong and your left alone.
    mego123on August 04, 2011   Link

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