You're just a mile away
One thousand five tiny steps from here
But if I brought you near
Would you believe when I say,
It seems like yesterday
That I could reach out and touch your face,
But as I fall from grace
Into whose arms can I lay

It's always much too late
We get the signs
We can't communicate
Or turn back time

So what will be now, do you feel somehow
Not so together and not quite as strong
Now I believe
Alone doesn't have to mean lonely, after you've gone

If it's a healing wind
That cools the flame burning in my sight
It must accelerate
For two wrongs they don't make a right

And all these solitaires, lone victories
Wars fought in isolation, with none to please

The future's still uncertain, the past is done

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After You've Gone Lyrics as written by Philip Raphael Soussan Steven Lee Lukather

Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing, PHILLIP R. SOUSSAN D/B/A BLUE CAT TALES

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    My InterpretationThe narrator seems to be torn between leaving her ex behind and moving on and wanting to go back with her, although he seems to have made a decision by the time the chorus ends, when he sings "alone doesn't have to mean lonely after you've gone"
    Marquezon May 12, 2014   Link

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