So I've blown, I've blown it all on cures for pain,
And I've learned to regret the choices that, that I've made
I want, I want to stay awake for days
Until the sunlight washes over my face

Chorus: Forgive, forget all of our broken promises
Forgive, forget all of our broken promises
We run, run, run to loose it all

These days, are darker and they draw me in
And I left a trail but no one missed me in, in the end
I'll blend, I'll blend in with the shade I've been
But where, where do i begin, if i want to learn to

Chorus

I felt a chill in the air and you turned as I said your name
A glance turned to a stare and you hardly knew my face
A blank page, an empty safe, things will never be the same

Forgive, forget all of our broken promises
Forgive, forget all of our broken promises

Forgive, forget all of our broken promises
Forgive, forget all of our broken promises
We run, run, run, run
We run, run, run to loose it all


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Broken Promises Lyrics as written by Willie Nelson

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    Love this song, I think it's about a person who has been cheated on or lied to and wants to forgive the cheater, but the cheater shows no remorse for what they've done or maybe didn't know that they did something wrong. In the end I believe the person decided to just leave whoever caused them pain.

    Kouyamaon November 09, 2004   Link
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    this song is awesome! i think it's about a bitter break-up and how the girl doesn't even know him anymore.like they had never even had a relastionship.

    freakeyguitargirl3on November 27, 2004   Link
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    This song rocks!! Moments In Grace should have more fans, so common, what are you waiting for?!

    Nikaidoon December 27, 2004   Link
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    this is so great. i love the kind of sad mood, but it rocks at the same time.

    gearhead426on April 28, 2006   Link
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    this is so great. i love the kind of sad mood, but it rocks at the same time.

    gearhead426on April 28, 2006   Link
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    Beautiful song. I think he made mistakes too and not just the girl. Sad but powerful!!

    deinefusionon March 15, 2014   Link
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    This song is about the girlfriend and boyfriend making countless mistakes. Telling each other they forgive and won’t do it again only for it to happen again and only end up back to where they began.. Hints they run and run and run to lose it all. Its a sad and common dilemma many people have faced. It seems he’s saying this song after the breakup as he says no one missed him in the end and the days are darker and that they lore him in

    stormtroopon March 18, 2023   Link

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