Don't write a letter when you want to leave
Don't call me at 3 a.m. from a friend's apartment
I'd like to choose how I hear the news
Take me to a park that's covered with trees
Tell me on a Sunday please

Let me down easy
No big song and dance
No long faces, no long looks
No deep conversation
I know the way we should spend that day
Take me to a zoo that's got chimpanzees
Tell me on a Sunday please


Don't want to know who's to blame
It won't help knowing
Don't want to fight day and night
Bad enough you're going


Don't leave in silence with no word at all
Don't get drunk and slam the door
That's no way to end this
I know how I want you to say goodbye
Find a circus ring with a flying trapeze
Tell me on a Sunday please


Don't want to fight day and night
Bad enough you're going
Don't leave in silence with no word at all
Don't get drunk and slam the door
That's no way to end this
I know how I want you to say goodbye


Don't run off in the pouring rain
Don't call me as they call your plane
Take the hurt out of all the pain
Take me to a park that's covered with trees
Tell me on a Sunday please


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    General CommentI'ver perfomed this song a number of times and I think it's the simplicity ofg what is being asked for that makes it so powerful. It's aboiut understanding the need to let go and move on but wanting to look back at something comforting not as anger or tears. I see it also as a song about escapism and not wanting to face reality. Altho these two ideas are apparently in contradiction of one another I think they actually combine well and show the confusion brought by losing love.
    foxie_little_ladyon July 03, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI find the sentiment of this song similar to "Don't Speak" by No Doubt.
    rubenkon August 18, 2008   Link

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