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take it back
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Empty promises and empty apologies, disappointment has replaced you for my companion.
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You can not take this back.
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But take heart, or have a heart;
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this state we’re in came not from fate but from your own empty hands
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you do not bow for me
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but in submission to the apathy that has become your disease
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I used to think my love
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was enough for us both
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Our dream, our love-
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they were our bliss, but somehow you’ve forgotten how your heart glowed by candle light
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Our love now soars like a
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wet kite in an oak tree
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or a butterfly with plucked wings,
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trying to get back up and then laying down to die; passion’s stagnant and spoiled. You can’t take this back. So sleep well, with no conscience to ease, sleep in peace, while I cry myself to sleep, home sick for you- crying the tears I wish you’d shed for me; you sleep deep and
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dream of better things.
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I do not want your pity, I wanted you to care. You say I’ve changed, but you never took the time to know me at all. I’m someone-just not anyone to you.  My heart is broken.
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You can not take that back.
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28 Feb 07


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