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I don't understand why.
Why you hurt me all the time,
and try to make me cry?
I know that I'm not perfect,
but I never claimed to be.
I only know one way to live,
and that's just to be me.
I get that we're polar opposites,
you're the sun and sandy beach.
I'm winter , cold and drifting,
the moon you cannot reach.
I'm sorry I can't be the person,
you need me to be.
I don't know how to change it,
so I'm setting myself free.
I'm one thing and you're another
and I'm tired of playing games,
I'll always be just who I am ,
I'll always be the same.
It hurts that you don't want me,
but I have to let it go,
I can't take these lies anymore,
they're bruising up my soul.
So now you're free to be the person
you want so much to be.
I'm just here in the shadows, now
so don't worry about me.
I'm going on with what I have,
and leaving you behind.
I hope you have much happiness,
and peace to soothe your mind.
I'll always hold a prayer for you,
and hope you'll say the same.
I'll save the good times in my heart,
and never forget your name.