I have been taking my sweet time
I’ve watched this day as it turned to night
and maybe that wasn't the best idea for me
I can't seem to find a light

in this place where I’ve lived awhile now
though I’ve not spent much time here on my own
and maybe that's because
I love the sound
of someone saying welcome home

so much of my memory is drenched in your perfume
I remember you standing in the very room
and I remember the way my hands felt on you
and how you moved
and when you go
go away slow

cuz you are the one
you are the one
you are the one that got away

and I have been taking my sweet time
I’ve watched this darkness give way to dawn
and maybe I’ll go put the kettle on
and invite a friend to tea

there is a place
where trust goes
and I don't quite recall where I put mine down
but maybe that’s because I still don't know
how to make it on my own

so I’m letting you go
go away, slow
cuz you are the one
you are the one
you are the one that got away
oh

I have been taking my sweet time
I have been taking my sweet time
I have been taking my sweet time...


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    General Commentwhen i saw natalia playing with garnet rogers, she said that she wrote this song for some friends of hers who were 'sweetly in love'
    somniumon April 11, 2006   Link
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    General Comment This song is heartbreaking. It's a very sad song about letting the one you love go. though "I have been taking my sweet time," it has been inevitable, and now is the time to let go of her love. She still loves her partner, but she knows it's time to go. It's the right thing to do, even if you know they're going to be the one that got away.......
    kalidescope eyeson June 28, 2009   Link

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