"Best of Me" as written by Chrisette Michele Payne and Kenneth B Edmonds....
Saw you again at the parlor
Crossing the walk with your lady
I caught your eye from afar
I noticed she wore a ring
I found a smile against my will
Wish it was genuine
I put away my desire
No more in love with you still
Look, I am moving on, ooo

Loved you, lost you, thought I'd give you all the best of me
We departed brokenhearted; I need to be free
What we had was oh-so lovely, I'll swallow my pain
It's my time to find the best of me

Can't be the time to be beggin'
Can't be the time to plead
My mama made me much wiser
What's mine will be just for me, yeah
I'm trying hard just to focus
I'm trying hard to sleep
Promise, I'm glad you're happy
When it's my time, it will be
Look, I'm moving on, whoa, whoa, whoa

Loved you, lost you, thought I'd give you all the best of me
We departed brokenhearted; I need to be free
What we had was oh-so lovely, I'll swallow my pain
It's my time to find the best of me

Oh my, why have I been
Just so foolish all this time?
Not realizing the beauty that your eyes once saw in mine
I guess it's time to find the best in me

Loved you, lost you, thought I'd give you all the best of me
We departed brokenhearted; I need to be free
What we had was oh-so lovely, I'll swallow my pain
It's my time to find the best of me

Oh, oh, oh, the best of me


Lyrics submitted by Pryncess33

"Best of Me" as written by Chrisette Michele Payne Kenny Babyface Edmonds

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    General CommentTo me, this song is about maturing and growing as a result of a relationship that has ended. Instead of dwelling on the past, she has decided to look deep inside, find her beauty and self-worth and just be happy. (When you look for the best of your self, you're always guaranteed to feel good).... I love how she acknowledges that what they had was lovely, but it didn't last and now it's time to move on... No hatred, no bad blood, no wishing him any ill will... instead she's going to move forward and open her eyes to a whole new world that's full of possibilities :)
    Pryncess33on July 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is adorable. listening to it makes me happy. i usually don't like r&b, but she's really good. :]
    woahhelloon December 24, 2007   Link

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