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You're bad for me I clearly get it
I don't see how something good could come from loving you
The death of me must be your mission
Cause with every hug and kiss you're snatching every bit of strength
That I'm gon need to fight off the inevitable
And it's a heart breaking situation I'm up in, but I can't control

Chorus
You're just like poison
Slowly moving through my system
Breaking all of my defenses with time
You're just like poison and I just don't get it
How can something so deadly feel so right?
I'm not sure of what to do it's a catch 22
Cause the cure is found in you I don't want it but I do
You're just like poison
My affliction, I'm addicted, I can't lie
Kiss me one more time before I die

Verse 2
You aint right take me high
Then that high it subsides
And my body flat lines
Then you come to revive
Wait wait wait I'm alive
But how long will it last
Will it all come crashing down?
How many doses am I needing now?
What's the prognosis will you be around?
Or am I just another victim of an assassin that broke my heart down

Chorus
Baby you're just like poison
Slowly moving through my system
Breaking all of my defenses with time
You're just like poison
And I just don't get it
How can something so deadly
Feel so right
I'm not sure of what to do
It's a catch 22
Cause the cure is found in you
I don't want it but I do
You're just like poison
My affliction, I'm addicted, I can't lie
Kiss me one more time before I die

Bridge
It's just not my body (No)
It's my mind, you don't know
How many times I told myself
This can't do (can't do)
And that I don't need you (No I don't need you, no)
It's so unfair that I find myself right back in your care
And what's good is that when you're not always there
You know that for my health (my health)
You're just like poison (whoa whoa whoa) x2

Chorus
You're just like poison
Slowly moving through my system
Breaking all of my defenses with time
You're just like poison
And I just don't get it
How can something so deadly
Feel so right
I'm not sure of what to do
It's a catch 22
Cause the cure is found in you
I don't want it but I do
You're just like poison
My affliction, I'm addicted, I can't lie
Baby Kiss me one more time (repeat chorus)



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    SaaaApr 18, 2011 at 6:09 am
    seriousli, this song is from the heart...it express a love for a person so bad that it feels like everything she does depends on it...
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    UnregisteredJun 10, 2012 at 8:45 pm
    Pousin means i dont know how you been gone for so many years and now im about to die and you want me back
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    UnregisteredFeb 24, 2012 at 6:26 pm
    This song rocks i love this song and when i first heard it i really got the lyrics i love this song.
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    UnregisteredDec 2, 2011 at 3:04 am
    The kinda of love that's no good for you & you know this but it's nothing u can do about it cause it's your drug & u love it if u could u would shake it but it has a hold on u wrose than crazy glue but wat can u do
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    UnregisteredSep 5, 2011 at 3:44 pm
    i agree with saaa its very very complex. the beat is pop but the feeling is blues. not alot of people realize she seriously puts her life in her music.

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