On my own, pretending he’s beside me,
All alone, I walk with him till morning.
Without him, I feel his arms around me,
And when I lose my way.
I close my eyes and he has found me.

In the rain, the pavement shines like silver,
All the lights, are misty in the river.
In the darkness, the trees are full of starlight,
And all I see is him and me, forever and forever.

And I know, it’s only in my mind,
That I’m talking to myself, and not to him.
And although, I know that he is blind,
Still I said, there’s a way for us.

I love him, but when the night is over,
He’s gone, the river’s just a river.

Without him, the world around me changes,
The trees are bare, and everywhere,
The streets are full of strangers.

I love him, but every day I’m learning,
All my life, I’ve only then pretending.

Without me, his world will go on turning,
The world is full of happiness,
That I have never known.

I love him,
I love him,
I love him,
But only on my own.

Lyrics submitted by AussieJess

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    General CommentThis isn't Katie Holmes... It's Eponine's song from Les Miserables.

    A beautiful song though.
    StefanieisQueenon April 01, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwell Katie does sing it on Dawson's creek when she's in the beauty pageant and i LOVE the song...
    guitarchikon July 05, 2003   Link

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