"I Was Watching Your Eyes" as written by and Kevin Barnes....
I want to write something beautiful,
Something so beautiful
That I just can't sing it
Without getting that incredible feeling,
The one that just overwhelms my senses.
Because it's the only thing I have,
It's the only thing that makes my life worthwhile.

I know there aren't too many people
Who allow themselves to say what they feel,
So I was watching your eyes,
In case they just might say something.

I want to think someone's beautiful,
That they're so beautiful it's a thrill to be near them.
Fill my stomach with butterflies,
Have me floating on air,
Bring something out of me I didn't know was there.
But it's such a torturous thing
That I am not excited by anyone.

I know there aren't too many people
Who allow themselves to say what they feel,
So I was watching your eyes,
In case they just might say something.


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    General CommentIt means to me that it rocks. :) it's cute
    Kay-arlaon October 31, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti 2nd kay-arla 's comment.

    this song is sweet
    cpj1607on January 04, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhat a lovely song :o)
    hippomaidenon June 07, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti am deeply in love with the first paragraph of the song.. it sounds so honest and it really shows in his work that he is really dedicate, and i guess almost all independent artists can relate to that
    so lovely
    alice_don July 10, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"So I was watching your eyes,
    In case they just might say something."

    That's my favorite lyrics in this song. So beautiful.
    kweynton April 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is really sad to me. it seems like either he is watching someone and hoping that they love him or he feels numb and disconnected from life and he wants to feel anything, good or bad
    pandora_ash_avalieon July 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI'm head over heels in love with this song.
    I'm pretty sure it's "they just might say something real."
    But, anway.

    I want to write something beautiful
    Something so beautiful that I just can't sing it
    Without getting that incredible feeling
    The one that just overwhelms my senses
    Because it's the only thing I have
    It's the only thing that makes my life worthwhile
    - This part reminds me of a line from a show. She wanted her art to mean something. To make a difference. Something that could almost physically touch your soul. She didn't want to show it to the world until she knew it could change it. And that's what all real artists really want. It's generally the reason true artists do what they do.

    I know there aren't too many people
    Who allow themselves to say what they feel
    So I was watching your eyes
    In case they just might say something (real)
    - The beginning is pretty self-explanatory; people who do feel or have the ability to create such powerful art, particularly with words, don't. Whether it's fear or neglect. With these words, he's hoping to unleash more words. For himself, and for whoever's eyes he's watching.

    I want to think someone's beautiful
    That they're so beautiful it's a thrill to be near them
    Fill my stomach with butterflies, have me floating on air
    Bring something out of me I didn't know was there
    But it's such a torturous thing
    That I am not excited by anyone
    - I agree with what Pandora said. He's longing for anything other than numbness. He seems more focused on finding true love; someone his heart would flutter for even when he just hears their name.

    I know there aren't too many people
    Who allow themselves to say what they feel
    So I was watching your eyes
    In case they just might say something (real)
    - Repeat.

    I also think that eyes represent souls. Because obviously you can't watch someone's soul, but a lot of people feel that you can just look into someone's eyes and know everything you need to about them. Anyway, though, I guess I pointed out some obvious stuff, but this song is incredible, and needed another comment. :3
    kimfaceon January 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWow great song :D Fill my stomach with butterrflies
    Fuggnucketon March 21, 2015   Link

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