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He Don't Hold a Candle

He'll never be half the that man you were
And he'll never be half as beautiful
He'll never be the one to open my eyes and heal the hurt
He was always the second option but you'll always be my first
Because he doesn't know how to take my hand
And he doesn't seem to understand
How hard it is to love another man
When I had the best and I'll never have that again

Chorus:
He don't hold a candle to you and me
He'll never be the reason my heart beats
He don't make me forget how to breathe
And when I cry he don't even see
When he holds me I feel empty
When we kiss I feel nothing
And he'll never be much of anything
He don't hold a candle to you and me

You're almost like an impossible dream
An illusion that's just out of reach
Why do I always have to want what I can't have
Why is that no matter how many tears I shed, they won't buy you back
Because he doesn't know all my secrets and plans
And don't know where I stand
Or how hard it is to love another man
When I had the best and I'll never have that again

He don't hold a candle to you and me
He'll never be the reason my heart beats
He don't make me forget how to breathe
And when I cry he don't even see
When he holds me I feel empty
When we kiss I feel nothing
And he'll never be much of anything
He don't hold a candle to you and me

Bridge:
I miss you, I see you in everything
And it hurts and it burns every time I try to breathe
I think of you, I dream of you, every time I blink
When you left you took a part of me
And you'll always have a place in the heart of me
And if you're wondering he's not what I want, but he's what I need

He don't hold a candle to you and me
He'll never be the reason my heart beats
He don't make me forget how to breathe
And when I cry he don't even see
When he holds me I feel empty
When we kiss I feel nothing
And he'll never be much of anything
He don't hold a candle to you and me

He'll never be half the man you were
And he'll never be half as beautiful
He'll never be the one to open my eyes and heal the hurt
He was always the second option but you'll always be my first




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Angel8645This 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. said...
Oct. 10, 2012 at 10:00 am:
This is great!!!
 
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DemonAngelThis 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. said...
Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:57 am:
I love this i am a singer (particularly country) and i was wondering if i could sing this of course i would give you credit
 
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