I remember everything like it was yesterday
3:45, outside the school
My best friend turned to me to say
"You know the one you want?
Well I want her more
As of today all I can say is that she's mine"

He touched me on the shoulder and then turned away
3:46, November 14th
Getting darker every day
I watched his bus pull to the curb
He turned to me once more
And called out, "No one likes a dreamer; you'll be fine"

It was the worst thing that ever happened to me
So I must smile
When I think about
It was the worst thing that ever happened to me
So tell me why I can't be without it

The aftermath of math class, passing notes of pain
The empty hallway was a church
Where I could shed my tears again
I watched them kissing in the lunchroom with their lips
And realised my so-called food was going cold

For several weekends following, I walked alone
It was just me and Morrissey
I laid my momma to the phone
Then one day when she smiled at me
To fill me with false hope
It occurred to me that some day she'd grow old

It was the worst thing that ever happened to me
So I must smile
When I think about it
It was the first time I knew that being lonely made you free
And I guess that's why I would not be without it

Remember me?
I never loved you 'cos you were a drag
A stupid boy much too prepared
To show me your white flag
So yeah I got a little older
I got wiser too
By 23, I had entirely forgotten both of you

I have forgotten both of you
I have forgotten both of you
Forgotten both of you


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    Lyric CorrectionI think the lyric
    I laid my momma to the phone

    is actually
    I made my mom answer the phone.
    noiireon November 03, 2011   Link

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