return back home after three months on the road
i know that it's time to piece my puzzled life into an ordinary frame
life goes on but for me it seems to go the other way
nothing worked out for a while then it all just seemed to change

looking hard for the easy way to get away from it
another year has gone by and i feel that i've slept through it all
i'll be gone like the thieve that's on the run
who's got the world in his hands and is trying to get away from everyone he knows

thinking back to a time when i was moving here
leaving it all behind to start again
and it is all these lessons that i haven't learned
one day i will...

searching for you until you ripped my life into another piece
that meant nothing for a while, back then i just thought that way
some feeling changed but i'm better off this way when i'm without you
just because i know whoever is with you is going through the same

thinking back to a time when i was moving here
leaving it all behind to start again
and it is all these lessons that i haven't learned
one day i will... so tell me

when will i find the path that is meant for me
i know that it's out there and it'll always be
for now i can just try to figure it out
what this situation is all about

life goes on and one day it will move on without us
but i'll have my faith, someday i'll move on to something more


Lyrics submitted by x_melancholy_x

A Year To Forget Lyrics as written by Berger Ishay Ben Horin Yotam

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    This song describes exactly what I'm going through at the moment. Returning home after my first year at University and feeling like I've wasted the whole year. Made and lost a few friends and gone full circle!

    Jurgon May 30, 2002   Link
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    Life goes on, but for me it seems to go the other way This song rules!

    myownprison333on June 11, 2002   Link
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    good song

    Slickracheton July 25, 2002   Link

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