And now I'm all alone again
Nowhere to turn, no one to go to
Without a home, without a friend
Without a face to say hello to
And now the night is clear
Now I can make believe he's here

Sometimes I walk alone at night
When everybody else is sleeping
I think of him and then I'm happy
With the company I'm keeping
The city goes to bed
And I can live inside my head

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 say there's a way for us

I love him
But when the night is over
He is 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 been pretending
Without me, his world will go on turning
A world that's 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 Rosiega1218

Les Miserables-on My Own song meanings
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    General CommentThis is one of the best songs that I ever heard!!!!! You should listen to it. I think you would love it!!!! : )
    littlesista89on July 09, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is fantastic. A masterpiece.
    alwaysalone13on August 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love love love this song!! Im singing it for my voice lessons!
    bouncybabeon October 18, 2002   Link
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    General Comment...why is les mis so utterly amazing?
    soco777on April 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commentbetter question: why does every girl playing eponine whine their way through such a beautiful song rather do real acting?
    fermataon May 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentOne thing I think that makes this song so great is almost every one can relate to it at one point in their lives or another, that love that doesnt love you back but that you imagine a love afair about....
    MayorMenleyon December 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me cry everytime I hear it,
    Chamigaon December 18, 2004   Link

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