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I, I met you on an early Tuesday,
Saw your face and I couldn't turn away.
Wanted to speak, but my tongue was tied.
I realized right then I was petrified.
I had a thousand questions I wanted to ask,
But before I knew it, you left my class.
'Cause I was never one to think fast
When it came to making conversations last.
Stopped in motion,
My voice keeps humming.
And you haven't figured out …

I try to talk, but, girl, you seal my lips shut,
I try to think, but all my t-t-t-thoughts get cut.
I try to see closer but everything is a blur,
You have me petrified, petrified, p-p-p-petrified.
I watch you in the halls, but you just look me by,
Can't speak (speak) because you make my mouth run dry.
I'd ask you out if I had the words to shout,
But I'm petrified, petrified, p-p-p-petrified.
S-s-s-so, I can't make you mine,
Because you've been his all this time.
But I've had weeks to think it over,
And I won't give up, 'cause I'll never find another.
To reveal all the things I feel,
And you haven't figured out …

I try to talk, but, girl, you seal my lips shut,
I try to think, but all my t-t-t-thoughts get cut.
I try to see closer but everything is a blur,
You have me petrified, petrified, p-p-p-petrified.
I watch you in the halls, but you just look me by,
Can't speak (speak) because you make my mouth run dry.
I'd ask you out if I had the words to shout,
But I'm petrified, petrified, p-p-p-petrified.
Days go by and you're always on my mind (Oh)
And if we ever talk alone I'm hoping I won't be petrified, petrified by you …

I met you on an early Tuesday,
Saw your face and I couldn't turn away …
I try to talk, but, girl, you seal my lips shut,
I try to think, but all my t-t-t-thoughts get cut.
I try to see closer but everything is a blur,
You have me petrified, petrified, p-p-p-petrified. (You have me petrified)
I watch you in the halls, but you just look me by,
Can't speak (speak) because you make my mouth run dry.
I'd ask you out if I had the words to shout,
But I'm petrified, petrified, p-p-p-petrified. (You have me petrified)
Petrified, petrified (Got this feeling inside)
Petrified, petrified (You make my mouth run dry)
Petrified, petrified,
You have me petrified, petrified, p-p-p-petrified.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.





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piercetheveil284 said...
Mar. 11 at 1:40 pm:
i love this peom/song lyrics so much This is so cute ughhhhhh,....... erh i love it so much errhhhhh....
 
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Mar. 23 at 9:40 am :
Hey! Thanks so much!
 
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TheSkyOwesMeRainThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 25, 2013 at 1:46 am:
great job! 
 
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Jan. 25, 2013 at 1:56 pm :
Thank you!
 
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