No you didn't just leave
I actually kicked you out
I couldn't hardly believe
That the words came out my mouth
You couldn't hardly believe
What you heard yourself discuss
As you packed up all your things
And you said goodbye to us

Tell me what is in the way
In the way of my love for you
Yeah there's somethin' in the way
In the way of my love

And now there's nothing left to lose
And the screen just says fini
And each night in separate rooms
We cry separately
And every day we yell
Down each other's holes
Two slippery strippers
Swinging round two poles

Tell me what is in the way
In the way of my love for you
Tell me what is in the way
In the way of my love
I gotta get it out the way
Out the way of my love for you
Yeah there's something in the way
In the way of my love

We took down all the pictures
And then we took down all the walls
Packed up our expectations
And piled em up in the hall
Yeah we bagged our future
And kicked it to the curb
And then we stood there unencumbered
And we stood there undeterred
'cause we were done clinging
To the things
We were afraid to lose
And the only thing left
Was a breathtaking view
And you looked at me
And I looked at you
And you said
How bout now baby?
Now whatchoo want to do?

Now there's nothing in the way
In the way of my love for you
Yeah there's nothing in the way
In the way of my love
I had to get it out the way
Out the way of my love for you
Had to get it out the way
Out the way of my love

No you didn't just leave


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    what a perfect divorce/serious breakup song

    regardemylasheskgmon May 31, 2004   Link
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    Totally going through this right now.

    intoodeepon November 17, 2008   Link

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