It's not so much that we got closer
It's that her face just got bigger
And by the time it was taking up my whole view
I figured my face had got bigger too

So I used it to try and sway her
Say something to her
Make my case but my face
Never had a chance

All along it was the wrong song and dance
I just stood there without even a stance
Helpless to her advance and her retreat
Backspace, delete

It wasn't so much that we fell in love
As my life just seemed to come down
To a slow walk on a straight line
Between her smile and her frown

And maybe we never were as close
As we should have been
But I didn't know what I know now then
Yeah, I didn't know what I know now then

But I didn't know what I know now then
But I didn't know what I know now then



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    uhmm well to me this is what an old relationship was like for me.... i dont feel liek explaining all the similarities, but after its over you really do wish you were more informed to begin with

    regardemylasheskgmon May 31, 2004   Link

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