When it hits me what she's gone
I think I'll run for president
Get my face put on the million dollar bill

So when these rich men that she wants
Show her ways they can take care of her
I'll have found a way to be there with her still

When it hits me that she's gone
I think I'll be an astronaut
Make the moon my home and leave the earth behind

So when eh steps out into the night
She'll be facing me every time she shines

When it hits me that she's left me alone
When I finally move on with my life
Her goodbye written into stone
And her shadow grown into a night
When it hits me that she's gone
I think I'll be a movie star
Play the finest men the world has ever seen

So when these lovers that she's found
Show her ways they learned to talk to her
Behind each perfect word there'll be a little bit of me


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    General CommentI got these straight from the liner notes, although there were some clear mistakes in the liner notes, so maybe that's not the best source. Anyway, I think these are accurate, not to mention that there is a lot of beauty in what Taylor is saying with this song. Just a few different verses basically saying "Yeah you left me, but I still really want to be a part of your life" and so he says it in these ridiculous but very poetic ways like "I'm going to fly to the moon so when you look out on it you'll be seeing me." I like it.
    matthewconteon June 13, 2011   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionThere's a line missing in the second verse. Should be this: So when she steps out into the night and finds the light that makes her prettiest, she'll be facing me every time she shines.

    Such a gorgeous song.
    austinburnson June 29, 2011   Link

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