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Tears Dry On Their Own

All I can ever be to you is a darkness that we knew
And this regret I got accustomed to
Once it was so right
When we were at our high
Waiting for you in the hotel at night
I knew I hadn't met my match
But every moment we could snatch
I don’t know why I got so attached
It’s my responsibility
You don’t owe nothing to me
But to walk away I have no capacity

He walks away the sun goes down
He takes the day but I’m grown
And in this grey,
In this blue shade
My tears dry on their own

I don’t understand
Why do I stress the man?
When there’s so many bigger things at hand
We could've never had it all
We had to hit a wall
So this is inevitable withdrawal
Even if I stop wanting you
And perspective pushes true
I’ll be some next man’s other woman soon
I cannot play myself again
Should just be my own best friend.
Not fuck myself in the head with stupid men

He walks away the sun goes down
He takes the day but I’m grown
And it's ok,
In this blue shade
My tears dry on their own

So we are history,
Your shadow covers me
The sky above ablaze
A blaze that only lovers see

He walks away the sun goes down
He takes the day but I’m grown
And in your way
In this blue shade
My tears dry on their own


I wish I could sing no regrets
And no emotional debt
Cause as we kissed goodbye the sun sets
So we are history
A shadow covers me
The sky above ablaze
That only lovers see

He walks away the sun goes down
He takes the day but I’m grown
And in your way
My blue shade
My tears dry on their own

He walks away the sun goes down
He takes the day but I am grown
And in your way
My deep shade
My tears dry on their own

He walks away the sun goes down
He takes the day but I'm grown
And in your way
My deep shade
My tears dry



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    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 4:32 pm
    "tears dry on their own" it's an excelent, touching song, it's about giving up on a love that can only hurt. It means to me, that we can't keep fixed in the memories and all the idealizations that we build through a love story, or even, through a platonic love, because it can only hurt us more, and we need to find our happy ending, even if not with that person, we once thought that could be the one. It's not supposed to be, oh well, life continues.
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    UnregisteredApr 16, 2012 at 1:42 am
    He has gone and left her, and she is still clinging on, she knew the love wasn't right from day one and they would crash and burn. She is "stressing the man" begging for him during her heartbreak, she is saying i know you owe nothing to me, and she wishes she had no emotional regrets and debts to him, but she can't walk away, but as he walks away, he takes the day (her light) and plunges her into darkness, into a freezing cold blue shade, (heart break) and as her sun goes down by him walking away.. She has somehow grown as a person and grows stronger, she knows she has to ride it out and let her tears dry on their own. Because she is so sad, she is saying the sun is shining in the sky, but only people in love can see it and feel it, the sky above ablaze that only lovers see, because she just feels cold and dark as he has walked away with her sunshine. She has to just cry him out and grow as a person.
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    UnregisteredApr 7, 2012 at 3:31 pm
    This makes me think of this one guy - she got too attached, like me. She idealized everything that they were, and ultimately romanticized it so far from the truth. She realizes that she has to move on, the love will only hurt her more if she holds on to it. It wasnt meant to, and never will be.
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    UnregisteredMar 28, 2012 at 11:39 pm
    This is like when kola went back to his wife.he just became a stranger and went away eventually. I cldnt tlk to anybody so i cried a lot till there was no tears left.
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    UnregisteredJan 5, 2012 at 5:20 am
    She feels like he left her for no reason and instea of getting back or wiping away her feeling she will let them go away by themself

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