"This One" as written by and Paul Mccartney....
Did I ever take you in my arms,
Look you in the eye, tell you that I do,
Did I ever open up my heart
And let you look inside.

If I never did it, I was only waiting
For a better moment that didn't come.
There never could be a better moment
Than this one, this one.

The swan is gliding above the ocean,
A god is riding upon his back,
How calm the water and bright the rainbow
Fade this one to black.

Did I ever touch you on the cheek
Say that you were mine, thank you for the smile,
Did I ever knock upon your door
And try to get inside?

If I never did it, I was only waiting
For a better moment that didn't come.
There never could be a better moment
Than this one, this one.

The swan is gliding above the ocean,
A god is riding upon his back,
How calm the water and bright the rainbow
Fade this swan to black.

What opportunities did we allow to flow by
Feeling like like the timing wasn't quite right?
What kind of magic might have worked if we had stayed calm,
Couldn't I have given you a better life?

Did you ever take me in your arms,
Look me in the eye, tell me that you do?
Did I ever open up my heart,
Let you look inside?

If I never did it, I was only waiting
For a better moment that didn't come.
There never could be a better moment
Than this one, this one.

The swan is gliding above the ocean,
A god is riding upon his back,
How calm the water and bright the rainbow
Fade this swan to black


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"This One" as written by Paul Mccartney

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    General CommentNobody's commented.
    it's been lonely all this time.
    :[.
    ohdear.
    Sorry, song. i do love you.
    and you hold numerous clues to support the Paul Is Dead theory (y).
    GO BEATLES/EX BEATLES
    ImHittingOnMissVenton April 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentPAUL McCARTNEY - When you get those moments sort of late at night, or when you’re feeling sort of good, or I don’t know.. You think oh.. you know.. you think it’d be great… I hope I tell her I love her enough, and we do all that.. And then you kind of come the morning you’ve got to get off to the office, “Ok, goodbye.. MMM love you.” You know life’s like that. And there’s never enough time to.. if you’re like your parents for instance to tell them just what you meant to me.

    You always think, well I’m saving it up, I’ll tell them one day. And what happens with a lot of people with John for instance, getting back to that subject… He died…. Um.. I was lucky, for the last few months he was alive, we managed to get our relationship back on we were talking, we were having really nice conversations, real nice and friendly…

    George actually.. um.. didn’t – I don’t think, get his relationship right.. I think they were arguing right up till the end, which I think is a great source of sadness to him.. And I’m sure in the feeling of this song, that George was always planning to tell John he loved him, but time ran out. So that’s what the song is about. There could never be a better moment than this one. Now. Take this moment to say, I love you..
    STRANGELIFEon May 21, 2007   Link

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