I finally realized today that your the reason I hesitated
To live life without regrets
I placed you on a pedestal beneath which all comers seemed dull
Cause I still remember every detail of the day we met

You were sleeping on my shoulder before we even said a word
And as I recall you wore a hair tie on your wrist
It took four days and I was caught in forces I couldn't understand
Cause I'd never believed in love but you left me convinced

I'm left with no choice but to tell you that I won't forget I won't ever forget
But we can't be like we were in the beginning and I can't handle that
No I can't handle that

You went north and I stayed south leaving endless questions in my mouth
About how you really felt
You said that we could still be friends something that we had never been
Cause somehow we skipped that step as far as I can tell

You were sleeping on my shoulder...

I'm left with no choice...

If I can't have you the way I want then this needs to be over
So move on and don't look back, cause I can't stand any other way
And I hope you can forgive me for pushing you away
So let this be our last goodbye.... let me go... let me go... let me go

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The One That Got Away song meanings
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    General CommentI think everyone can relate to this song.
    It the person you fell for so fast and then it was over before you knew it.
    yellowraincoaton June 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI completely agree with yellowraincoat.
    One of those things where you fall so quickly you hardly even understand it, but it feels perfect. And then all the sudden it's over with no warning.
    I think those are the hardest because you never want to forget, but at the same time, it just begins to feel like it was all some dream
    foolish.hearton July 24, 2008   Link

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