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Too good to ever last

Too good - to ever last suggested bpm 80 Vs1 When we first met, I never thought that you could ever love me... You were the brightest star shining so high up above me... Bridge I loved the way you stared, with your sparkling eyes... I loved the way you laughed, out loud until you cried... I loved the way you moved, with such grace and finesse... I loved the words you used, the way you'd catch your breath... Chorus Guess it was too good... to ever last I knew the end was coming... but not so fast I thought the good times... just might be enough... I guess you got tired ...of my simple love Vs2 I remember when you said our first kiss gave you the shivers... And every time that we made love, I'd watch you gently quiver Bridge I loved the way you stared, with your sparkling eyes... I loved the way you laughed, out loud until you cried... I loved the way you moved, with such grace and finesse... I loved the words you used, the way you'd catch your breath.. Chorus Guess it was too good... to ever last I knew the end was coming, but not so fast I thought the good times, just might be enough... I guess you got tired ...of my simple love Postlude Now in the heart of the night, nightmares fade from view Sometimes when I find peace of mind I still... dream of you When we first met, I never thought that you ... could ever love me... December 4,2019 John Hamilton

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Date: 11/15/2020 3:27:00 PM
Thanks for pointing this out to me. I really appreciate it and will be able to put something together
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John Hamilton
Date: 11/15/2020 7:28:00 PM
Great SO glad to help!
Date: 7/14/2020 4:43:00 PM
John, I like this one as well. I tend to write mostly lost love, heartbreak, drinking songs myself. Just now starting to write some more upbeat ones.
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John Hamilton
Date: 7/14/2020 10:09:00 PM
Thanks Mike some upbeat music is always nice for a change of pace, this one is another heartbreaker!
Date: 3/19/2020 5:05:00 PM
This is very nice, John, and a melody came right away ... love the flow and phrasing and melancholy message, of course ... "Nothing At All" speaks to me louder, but I have atypical taste - both are quality writes, my friend. I'll be writing more lyrics soon as I switch back to music full-time. (I'm lucky to get one comment in 40-to-80 hits). Great stuff here, another fave!
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John Hamilton
Date: 3/20/2020 3:35:00 PM
Hi Greg Glad you passed by today. This is one of my faves as well, thanks for the positive review and especially the fave...that means a lot to me!
Date: 1/10/2020 11:17:00 AM
Delicious lines, your imagery and creativity are royal sisters. Nice reading from the pen of your mind. Happy 2020.
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John Hamilton
Date: 1/10/2020 12:09:00 PM
Thanks Funom.
Date: 1/1/2020 12:37:00 PM
Great lyric in defense of love in all its glory;-)
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John Hamilton
Date: 1/1/2020 1:39:00 PM
Thanks Keith, I'm very pleased you liked it, thanks for your kind visit and comment!
Date: 12/23/2019 3:04:00 PM
Beautiful sadness, John! Your songwriting skills are God-given heaven sent! From one songwriter to another, you're so much braver than me (to freely post your soul treasured poetic artwork.) My lyric poems are what I creatively value the most in all my quill archives. LOVE this poem! Love and happy holidays.
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Date: 12/23/2019 5:57:00 PM
Thanks Freddie I kept my lyrics to myself and then back in 2012 almost died from heart attack decided to post to the world so in case something happens at least I'll leave something behind. Thanks so much for your support!
Date: 12/21/2019 8:16:00 AM
The title called to me and I'm so glad it did! Poems like these are a fav for me though I try to steer clear of writing them! Seems when I was here before that's about all I wrote! Decided this time around I'd try my luck at love poetry! But I guess people get tired of reading them too...oh well! John this was another amazing poem! A fav!;)
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Date: 12/21/2019 12:37:00 PM
Thanks so much Brenda for the enthusiastic comments and especially the fave, this one seems to speak to a lot of people! Thanks so much for visiting so many of my songs and poems today!
Date: 12/17/2019 12:02:00 AM
John, I liked it from start to finish. But loved it even more from finish to start. -Richard
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Date: 12/17/2019 9:44:00 AM
Hey thanks Richard for the kind visit and positive comment, glad you came by today and liked it. Welcome to my page anytime!
Date: 12/8/2019 11:13:00 PM
My heart flutters, while listening to love songs. The tender melody of such emotions. You seem to move me with your words of love, that sweet ache, the sadness within. I am captivated!! Even though this song can bring a tear in my eyes. I want to stay in the melody. Feel these emotions wrapping around me. I wish to place this in my favorites. It belongs there. ~ Brandy
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Date: 12/9/2019 9:51:00 AM
Wow Brandy I am thrilled you like this one so much, looks like this one touches deeply for most who read it. I'm thankful for your generous words and especially for the fave. I appreciate your supportive words!
Date: 12/8/2019 9:08:00 PM
Lovely... perfect, or as near as can be, to this side of heaven. Lovely words... just lovely... x3. Ann
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Date: 12/8/2019 9:27:00 PM
Thanks Ann for your kind words and visit. Welcome to my page!
Date: 12/8/2019 3:01:00 PM
It's so sad when many loves turn to ash and those wonderful things disappear. Perfect song for that message, John. The postlude is superb!!
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Date: 12/8/2019 3:06:00 PM
Thanks Andrea so true, sad that so many relate, but I guess it's good when you find a good heartbreak song, good to cry it out and then move on...glad you liked it and left a nice comment!
Date: 12/8/2019 1:44:00 PM
Lovely lyrics, John, and I can imagine most females reading with misty eyes! Regards // paul
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/8/2019 3:05:00 PM
Maybe so Paul, maybe so..thanks for your kind visit and positive review!
Date: 12/8/2019 10:35:00 AM
this could be a hit. Well done John.
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/8/2019 1:11:00 PM
Wish it to be true Rick, you never know, it's so hard to get a song produced these days, glad you came by with your positive review!
Date: 12/6/2019 5:40:00 PM
Hi John, this is such an excellent lyric. Now, this is the kind of song I would have loved to sing, in my younger days, the words have such strong meaning. This would be a song worth the singing John. I love the emotional content. This is most definitely a vocal Fav. Have a wonderful Saturday, when it comes. Your friend always....Mike.
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/6/2019 6:21:00 PM
Thanks Mike you always give the best comments, thanks so much for the visit and compliment!
Date: 12/5/2019 7:47:00 AM
Beautiful lyrics John, I would love to hear this to music..Well done..
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/5/2019 9:08:00 AM
Thanks so much Joseph, you and me both, I have a melody in mind but it does take time, thanks for your vote of confidence!
Date: 12/4/2019 3:59:00 PM
This one got me John. Guess we've all been there. If I read this again it would make me cry..so I'm not gonna. I'll save it for when I need one...lol
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Date: 12/4/2019 4:05:00 PM
Thanks MA, I'm glad this one touched your emotions, makes me feel like I did something right with this one. I always enjoy your visits and honest evaluation of what I do.
Date: 12/4/2019 1:54:00 PM
Always a sad ending after --"when it is too good to be true"--but there are precious moments even when love doesn't last, as you so aptly describe--lovely song, John.
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/4/2019 4:03:00 PM
Thanks Vijay, I enjoyed your analysis of the song I think it is spot on, glad you enjoyed this one!
Date: 12/4/2019 1:19:00 PM
Oh this one touches deep John. I think many of us can relate. Love often starts out so wonderful but most people can’t keep it alive so it dies... your muse has been on a roll lately. This is another amazing write :). Hugs
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/4/2019 1:37:00 PM
Thanks Sandy, you know how it goes some days the muse sings other days it's a dirge, but I like it when they come more frequently, although generally I average 8 or 9 songs a month. I'm glad you liked this one as well!
Date: 12/4/2019 11:29:00 AM
Oh, J.D. You sent my heart lurching into the past. "Now in the heart of the night, nightmares fade from view And sometimes when I find peace, I still... dream of you." This is my plight on many a night when thoughts come unbidden to my mind. Lyrics to fave and remember from your skilled hand.
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Lin Lane
Date: 12/4/2019 12:07:00 PM
With sincere thanks, for now I'm flattered by your thoughts.
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/4/2019 11:35:00 AM
Wow Lin I'm flattered by your generous comment, I did enjoy how this one flowed so easily. I'm thrilled you liked it enough to comment and especially the fave. I loved your poetic comment "sent my heart lurching into the past" you are indeed a wordsmith! Thanks for the kind visit!
Date: 12/4/2019 9:57:00 AM
Very well written. I hear a Cello with this, or violins. Sad, and expressive. :)
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/4/2019 11:33:00 AM
Thanks Heidi, sad and expressive would go well with cellos and violins, I like the way you heard this!
Date: 12/4/2019 9:31:00 AM
I hear this in a hard, uptempo rhythm with sorrow sounding guitars crying to each other. Really cool my friend.
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/4/2019 11:32:00 AM
I like how you hear this Chris, that's how I imagine it as well, "while my guitar gently weeps". Thanks for your great comment!