"Bittersweet Poetry (feat. John Mayer)" as written by General N. Johnson, Gregory S. Perry and Kanye Omari West....
Bittersweet
You're gonna be the death of me
I don't want you, but I need you
I love you and hate you at the very same time

See what I want so much, shit never hurt this bad
Never did this before, that's what the virgin says
We've been generally warned, that's what the surgeon says
God talk to me now, this is an emergency
And she claim she only with me for the currency
You cut me deep bitch, cut me like surgery
And I was too proud to admit that it was hurting me
I'd never do that to you, at least purposely
We breaking up again, we making up again
But we don't love no more, I guess we fucking then
Have you ever felt you ever want to kill her?
And you mix them emotions with tequila
And you mix that with a little bad advice
On one of those bad nights, ya'll have a bad fight
And you talking 'bout her family, her aunts and shit
And she say "Motherfucker, yo momma's a bitch!"
You know, domestic drama and shit, all that attitude
I'll never hit a girl, but I'll shake the shit outta you!
But I'mma be the bigger man, Big Pimpin' like Jiggaman
Oh I guess I figure it's

Bittersweet
You're gonna be the death of me
I don't want you, but I need you
I love you and hate you at the very same time
Bittersweet

See what I want so much, shit never hurt this bad
Never did this before, that's what the virgin says
We've been generally warned, that's what the surgeon says
God talk to me now, this is an emergency
And my nigga said I shouldn't let it worry me
I need to focus on the girls we getting currently
But I been thinking and it got me back to sinking and
This relationship it even got me back to drinking all this
Hennessy
It's gonna be the death of me
And I always thought that you having our child was our destiny
But I can't even vibe with you sexually
'Cause every time I would try, you would question me
Saying "You fucking them girls, disrespecting me?
You don't see how ya lies is affecting me
You don't see how our life was supposed to be
And I never let a nigga get that close to me
And you ain't cracked up to what you was supposed to be
You always gone, you'll always be where them hoes'll be"
And this the first time she ever spilled her soul to me

Bittersweet
You're gonna be the death of me
I don't want you, but I need you
I love you and hate you at the very same time
Bittersweet
You're gonna be the death of me
I don't want you, but I need you
I love you and hate you at the very same time

See what I want so much, shit never hurt this bad
Never did this before, that's what the virgin says
We've been generally warned, that's what the surgeon says
God talk to me now, this is an emergency

See what I want so much, shit never hurt this bad
Never did this before, that's what the virgin says
We've been generally warned, that's what the surgeon says
God talk to me now, this is an emergency

Bittersweet
You're gonna be the death of me
I don't want you, but I need you
I love you and hate you at the very same time


Lyrics submitted by xXlastgoodbyeXx

"Bittersweet Poetry" as written by Gregory S Perry General Norman Johnson

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentWHY ISN'T THIS SONG ON GRADUATION?
    i looked on wiki and it said it was on there on the itunes version of the album. which i bought but its not... ? !!
    jasssson September 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is going to be HUGE.
    youtube.com/…
    xXlastgoodbyeXxon October 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song so much. i downloaded a weird version of it a while ago but i cant hear the whole song :(
    takeiteasy_on February 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentactually nevermind, i have whats in that video. but how did you get all the words to the song?
    takeiteasy_on February 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentobvious what the song means

    and he got the full lyrics because before this was a song
    it was on def poetry ; without john mayer of course.
    Eric47on February 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commentbtw, i love this poem ; and can't wait for the full version of the song to get released :]
    Eric47on February 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBack in October '06 I swore to myself I would have the Bittersweet lyrics as my signatures and msn name until it became the hit it deserved to be... then the album got pushed back about a year :(

    If its not on Graduation I'll be really pissed off, though I think it probably will be.
    xXlastgoodbyeXxon March 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentxxlastgoodbyexx,
    thanks for the clip it was awesome!
    jasssson June 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentkanyetalk.com Theres a full version out check it!!
    Noakson June 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is my favorite on the new album so far.
    forensicson September 02, 2007   Link

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