Don't Lie and Say It Doesn't Matter

December 26, 2010
By OriginalCarbonation GOLD, Naperville, Illinois
OriginalCarbonation GOLD, Naperville, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
dream as if you'll live forever
live as if you'll die tomorrow


Saw you the other day
Said things like
I liked the way you cut your hair
How’s your mom?
Ready for school?
Beating round the bush much?

We were best friends
You were the closest person to my heart
Don’t lie and say it doesn’t matter
Don’t lie and say it doesn’t hurt
Because it does more than anything else
And I can’t stand to look into that face I used to love, anymore
Oh, oh, that hurts
Oh, oh, that hurts
Oh, oh, that hurts

I remember sitting and giggling
Our laughs were lighting up the world together
We knew all each other’s secrets
And we’d promised not to tell
Our mothers knew each other so well
So many hours that we spent together
Happiest hours of my life
Even now, after all of this, I have no regrets

We were best friends
You were the closest person to my heart
Don’t lie and say it doesn’t matter
Don’t lie and say it doesn’t hurt
Because it does more than anything else
And I can’t stand to look into that face I used to love, anymore
Oh, oh, that hurts
Oh, oh, that hurts

Oh what happened?
Where’d the love go?
Why don’t we talk anymore?
Why is that after I saw you, after all that small talk and awkward silences, I walked away crying?
You never made me cry before.
When you care about someone, they don’t cry for you.
So why was I crying last Saturday night? Because of you.
Where’d it go?
I miss you so much honey
Miss you so much
Miss those long summer days when the highlights in your hair gleamed in the sun
And we splashed through creek
Two barefoot teens
Carefree and footloose
Oh we danced in the rain
Our hearts were one
Where’d it all go?

You were the closest person to my heart
Don’t lie and say it doesn’t matter
Don’t lie and say it doesn’t hurt
Because it does more than anything else
And I can’t stand to look into that face I used to love, anymore
Oh, oh, that hurts
So badly

I miss the you I thought I knew.
I miss the you that I once knew.
But most of all, I wish I could go back in time.
Once again see you smile, at me, and mean it.
I miss the you I thought I knew.


The author's comments:
This can be about either a romantic or friend relationship which was lost over time. Then you see him or her again after time has passed and remember everything and can't help but feel heartbroken to see how far you two have fallen.
This is a very emotional song for me, because it perfectly describes my experience with the loss of two very important people in my life, and the situation at the end of it. Hopefully you will get as much out of it as I do.

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on Jun. 13 2011 at 9:46 am
OriginalCarbonation GOLD, Naperville, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 106 comments

Favorite Quote:
dream as if you'll live forever
live as if you'll die tomorrow

aww thanks :)

on Jun. 10 2011 at 3:42 pm
Leena7395 SILVER, Spring Grove, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Be who you are because those who matter don't mind, and those who mind don't matter.

It might be a little wordy, but I thought it was okay! I like the way things were repeated.

on Jun. 10 2011 at 12:03 pm
OriginalCarbonation GOLD, Naperville, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 106 comments

Favorite Quote:
dream as if you'll live forever
live as if you'll die tomorrow

thank you! looking back i feel like i stretched the concept a little too far, made it a little too wordy and long, but i like it too. :)

on Jun. 9 2011 at 9:12 am
Leena7395 SILVER, Spring Grove, Illinois
8 articles 0 photos 80 comments

Favorite Quote:
Be who you are because those who matter don't mind, and those who mind don't matter.

I love it :) very insightful.

Shahed GOLD said...
on May. 14 2011 at 10:22 pm
Shahed GOLD, Tulsa, Oklahoma
16 articles 2 photos 350 comments

Favorite Quote:
"People are like tea bags, they don't realize their own strength until they're dropped in hot water "
“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway."

:) I'm glad I did! It's amazing to see through a poem what the poet is like! And for me to be able to tell was through out your powerful words I really liked it! your work is very special in a way! :) great job!

 

And you're welcome :)! I'm glad I did ..


on May. 14 2011 at 4:38 pm
OriginalCarbonation GOLD, Naperville, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 106 comments

Favorite Quote:
dream as if you'll live forever
live as if you'll die tomorrow

i see what you're saying about the beginning. i guess it was just the way it flowed for me, but now that i look back it doesnt work very well! so thank you for pointing that out. and yes, in general i do write with all my heart. i guess i just have emotions i have to get out; a story i need to tell. and i guess i do wish certain people would read them sometimes, so they could understand. so they are messages in many ways. its sorta cool that you picked up on that :) thank you for your comments and help!

Shahed GOLD said...
on May. 14 2011 at 12:23 pm
Shahed GOLD, Tulsa, Oklahoma
16 articles 2 photos 350 comments

Favorite Quote:
"People are like tea bags, they don't realize their own strength until they're dropped in hot water "
“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway."

To be successful, you got to take negatives and positives.. Honestly.. The beginning of this poem wasnt as powerful as the ones I've already read, but by the time I finished it I saw where it was going.

It's for sure, very deep and sad. You seem like you write from all your heart because it's deep powerful with meanings also messages to someone maybe?

:) very good!


on Jan. 12 2011 at 7:56 pm
OriginalCarbonation GOLD, Naperville, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 106 comments

Favorite Quote:
dream as if you'll live forever
live as if you'll die tomorrow

thank you! im really glad you liked this :)

on Jan. 12 2011 at 10:37 am
ShadowJokeress BRONZE, Cincinnati, Ohio
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I love the lyrics and it flows naturally, which is good. I love this!


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