so now what's this i hear
you're pretty happy with yourself
it's been over a year
since you put me up on the shelf
so run and tell your friends
you're the one who holds my heart
just don't look in your hands
you ripped it all apart

you didn't care back then
what makes you think i will today
when you think i can't hear you
i'm listening to every word you say
infatuated with ideals
now i know she doesn't exist
nothing left for me but move on
i took my straightest shot and missed

and every time i hear you sing that song i cringe
fight back the tears
but it's a fight that i can't win
i'm not sorry that you didn't make time for me
but i'm emptying this bottle
'cause you killed the girl i thought you used to be

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    General CommentWow! I haven't listened to or thought of this song for some time and now I find just how much I can relate to it. I aswell "took my straightest shot and missed". Once I was drunk I told a girl I was in love with her though I myself had always thought we were just friends. In retrospect I still don't know if I really loved her or not, however the friendship fell apart. The best part of the song is "I'm not sorry that you didn't make time for me, but I'm emptying this bottle 'cause you killed the girl I thought you used to be" There's so much truth in it. Although I admit having acted like one great asshole it's very sad to see somebody you thought was a great person turn into someone unforgiving and mean who suddenly doesn't even have time to talk about it, but at the same time insists on not being egoistic. I really wished she could turn back into the person she was before I kicked off all this mess, but that's not how it works... So sad.
    InSearchOfMeaningon March 20, 2003   Link

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