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Beverley Craven – The Winner Takes It All lyrics

I don't wanna talk
About the things we've gone through
Though it's hurting me
Now it's history
I've played all my cards
And that's what you've done too
Nothing more to say
No more ace to play

The winner takes it all
The loser standing small
Beside the victory
That's her destiny

I was in your arms
Thinking I belonged there
I figured it made sense
Building me a fence
Building me a home
Thinking I'd be strong there
But I was a fool
Playing by the rules

The gods may throw a dice
Their minds as cold as ice
And someone way down here
Loses someone dear
The winner takes it all
The loser has to fall
It's simple and it's plain
Why should I complain.

But tell me does she kiss
Like I used to kiss you?
Does it feel the same
When she calls your name?
Somewhere deep inside
You must know I miss you
But what can I say
Rules must be obeyed

The judges will decide
The likes of me abide
Spectators of the show
Always staying low
The game is on again
A lover or a friend
A big thing or a small
The winner takes it all

I don't wanna talk
If it makes you feel sad
And I understand
You've come to shake my hand
I apologize
If it makes you feel bad
Seeing me so tense
No self-confidence
But you see
The winner takes it all
The winner takes it all

[Fade out]

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    I think that two ex lovers meet and greet one another after time has passed. The man ended the relationship. The woman is still in love with him but accepts the fact that in life "the fates" decide who will be the winner. I am impressed by the woman's good will as she doesn't want to make him feel bad by saying anything negative. It's a sad situation and one that most of us have been through. As frank sinatra once said, "that's life". And let's not forget "better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. " let's face it for those of us who have been lucky enough to experience it, love is really great!
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