What have I done? I wish I could run
Away from this ship going under

Just trying to help, Hurt everyone else,
now I feel the weight of the world,
is on my shoulders

What can you do,
when your good isn't good enough,
And all that you touch,
tumbles down
Cause my best intentions,
keep making a mess of things
I just want to fix it somehow

But how many times will it take?
Oh, how many times will it take for me,
To get it right, to get it right?

Can I start again, with my faith shaken?
'Cause I can't go back and undo this,
I just have to stay and face my mistakes

But if I get stronger and wiser,
I'll get through this

What can you do, when your good
Isn't good enough,
When all that you touch tumbles down
'Cause my best intentions,
Keep making a mess of things,
I just want to fix it somehow

But how many times will it take?
Oh, how many times will it take for me?
To get it right

So I throw up my fists,
Throw a punch in the air,
And accept the truth, that sometimes life isn't fair
Yeah I'll send down a wish,
Yeah I'll send up a prayer,
And finally someone will see, How much I care

What can you do, when your good isn't good enough?
And all that you touch, tumbles down,
'Cause my best intentions, keep making a mess of things,
I just want to fix it somehow

But how many times will it take?
Oh, How many times will it take?
To get it right,
To get it right.


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    General CommentI like this song very much.
    Leah Michele's voice is definitely amazing.
    I think we all have times when we feel that no matter what you do, nothing goes right, you try to do things in the best way but you end up hurting the ones you love
    I think is also a song about redemption, about the sincere intention to get things right when you know you made a mistake
    Aileon May 16, 2011   Link

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