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this is me letting go

i've got to find a way to take my mind off her
a way to forget what we once were
a way to move on, to let go, once more
i've got to find my way out the door

the one thing i cant stand; to see you lie
one thing you cant resist and i dont know why
one thing that could tear us apart
i give you the key; still you rip out my heart

i try to live life, be happy, and have fun
but lately, of the three, i have none
i'm not saying that i blame you...
but i wish you had told me you were only passing through

i dont know what else to say...its done and over
i dont know maybe i got a defective clover
or maybe my luck has just run out, who knows
i'm just going to shut my eyes as we draw to a close

i had a good time. i lived and i learned
that some things are given... but the best things are earned
im starting to believe that all that was true
...was the love i still have for you and only you.

i just wanted you to know
...this is me letting go

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  1. Date: 6/8/2010 3:15:00 PM
    This is such a great write, Mike. A few grammar issues, but the words held true and that's all that matters. Ihope things workout for you. I know exactly what that feels like. I'm truly Nikki.

  1. Date: 5/10/2010 4:47:00 AM
    wonderful, telling, evocative write...just so maybe I can help you cheer up please read Love Bah! Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/22/2010 6:56:00 AM
    I too loved this one. Amazingly written. *Michaela*

  1. Date: 3/31/2010 3:18:00 AM
    Wow I loved this..haven't we all been there and you said it all so well.....Great write Mike...Allie