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Don't Lie and Say It Doesn't Matter

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.




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DoubleN said...
Jun. 9, 2011 at 9:12 am:
I love it :) very insightful.
 
OriginalCarbonation replied...
Jun. 10, 2011 at 12:03 pm :
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. :)
 
DoubleN replied...
Jun. 10, 2011 at 3:42 pm :
It might be a little wordy, but I thought it was okay! I like the way things were repeated.
 
OriginalCarbonation replied...
Jun. 13, 2011 at 9:46 am :
aww thanks :)
 
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Shahed said...
May 14, 2011 at 12:23 pm:

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!

 
OriginalCarbonation replied...
May 14, 2011 at 4:38 pm :
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 comme... (more »)
 
Shahed replied...
May 14, 2011 at 10:22 pm :

:) 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 ..

 
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ShadowJokeress said...
Jan. 12, 2011 at 10:37 am:
I love the lyrics and it flows naturally, which is good. I love this!
 
OriginalCarbonation replied...
Jan. 12, 2011 at 7:56 pm :
thank you! im really glad you liked this :)
 
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