"Paper Roses" as written by Sacha Skarbek and James Milne Walsh....
I realise the way your eyes deceive me
With tender looks that I mistook for love
So take away the flowers that you gave me
And send the kind that you remind me of

Paper roses, paper roses,
Oh how real those roses seem to me
But they're only imitation
Like your imitation love for me

I thought that you would be a perfect lover
You seemed so full of sweetness at the start
But like a big red rose that's made of paper
There isn't any sweetness in your heart

Paper roses, paper roses,
Oh how real those roses seem to me
But they're only imitation
Like your imitation love for me


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"Paper Roses" as written by James Milne Walsh Sacha Skarbek

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    My InterpretationThese lyrics were written in a time when Narcissistic Personality Disorder was unheard of - yet they perfectly describe the disorder . Bittersweet , sad , and left wanting .
    LuxÆternaon March 22, 2017   Link

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