I Try

April 20, 2011
By Attemptatlife BRONZE, West Lafayette, Indiana
Attemptatlife BRONZE, West Lafayette, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it." - Malcom X


I made my vows

And I swore them up and down

Still you saw me with your sister

Out on the town



You gave me your tears

And they stained my soul

I gave you my heart

But it was far from full



We sat and sang

And talked things out

I felt your love

But all you felt was drought



I all this deception

And all of these lies

I do my my best and baby

I try and I try and I try



Please believe me I try

Oh baby, I try

Just know I've always tried

Baby I try and baby I fail



Our lives were moving

Oh, so smooth

But it was me again

Ruining things like I always do



It must look like a passtime

Ruining these lives

But believe its true

Every day a part of me dies



But still I try

I never mean to make you cry

Maybe I'm just not this kind of guy

Cause it seems like every time



Baby I tried

Baby I really do try

Baby I try

But I fail I fail I fail



Your hair was tangled

Tangled and misplace

As the emotion poured from your eyes

And covered your beautiful face



All of this finally

Put me in my place

As I learned you too

Made all of my all of my mistakes



I thought this story

Would be all about me losing you

But we lost each other

Long before it was through



Baby we tried and this time

Baby we tried and this time

Baby we tried and this time

Baby we tried

And baby we failed

The author's comments:
I see so many relationships full of lies and excuses that still run on regardless. This inspired me to write this.

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