"Shirtsleeves" as written by and Ed Sheeran....
I can taste salt water
And if I blink again
You'll be sinking in
So we'll learn to swim in the oceans you made
I'll hold ya and you'll think of him
And pretty soon you'll be floating away

And I'll hold on to the words you spoke of
Anchored down in the throat, love
And I'm captain of this sinking boat now
With just one armband to carry me home

When salted tears won't dry
I'll wipe my shirtsleeves
Under your eyes
These hearts will be flooded tonight
I'll wipe my shirtsleeves
Under your eyes
Your eyes, your eyes, your eyes, your eyes, your eyes

I still taste salt water
On my lips from your kiss, bitterness
And I'll drown within the oceans you made
And I hate to love you, these cuffs are covered in your make up
I'll never trust you again
You can just be a friend

And I'll hold on to the words you spoke of
Anchored down in the throat, love
And I'm captain of this sinking boat now
With just one armband to carry me home

When salted tears won't dry
I'll wipe my shirtsleeves
Under your eyes
These hearts will be flooded tonight
I'll wipe my shirtsleeves
Under your eyes

Your eyes, your lips, your mouth
Your thighs, your back, you drive me wild
Tonight, the fact is I
I'm on my way home
I'm on my way home
I lied, I tried to cry but I'm, I'm drowning in the oceans you made

When salted tears won't dry
I'll wipe my shirtsleeves
Under your eyes
These hearts will be flooded tonight
I'll wipe my shirtsleeves
Under your eyes
Your eyes, your eyes, your eyes, your eyes, your eyes


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"Shirtsleeves" as written by Ed Sheeran

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    My InterpretationI'll hold ya and you'll think of him
    And pretty soon you'll be floating away

    His girlfriend has cheated on him and now she's crying while admitting to him what she's done.

    When salted tears won't dry
    I'll wipe my shirtsleeves

    He still loves her and cares for her and will dry her tears for her.

    I still taste salt water
    On my lips from your kiss, bitterness
    And I'll drown within the oceans you made
    And I hate to love you, these cuffs are covered in your make up
    I'll never trust you again

    You can just be a friend
    Your eyes, your lips, your mouth
    Your thighs, your back, you drive me wild
    Tonight, the fact is I...
    I'm on my way home

    They probably had make up sex and he realizes that even though he does love her, he'll never trust her again so they can't be together.
    tiffanytwilighton July 02, 2014   Link

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