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The sun is filling up the room, and I can hear you dreaming.
Do you feel the way I do? Right now.
I wish we would just give up, 'cause the best part is falling.
Call it anything but love.
And I will make sure to keep my distance.
Say I love you when you're not listening.
And how long can we keep this up, up, up?

Please don't stand so close to me; I'm having trouble breathing.
I'm afraid of what you'll see right now.
I give you everything I am, all my broken heartbeats, until I know you'll understand.
And I will make sure to keep my distance.
Say I love you when you're not listening.
And how long can we keep this up, up, up?

And I keep waiting for you to take me.
You keep waiting to save what we have.

So I'll make sure to keep my distance.
Say I love you when you're not listening.
And how long can we keep this up, up, up?

Make sure to keep my distance.!
Say I love you when you're not listening.
How long 'till we call this love, love, love?



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    UnregisteredSep 7, 2012 at 3:40 am
    You're not ready for a relationship, i know and though we live miles apart, i will continue to wait and be faithful even if it means turning down any guy that comes near me only because you mean so much to me and i know that there is something between us, even if we are so far apart.
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    UnregisteredJan 23, 2014 at 8:46 am
    Sometimes you just keep your distance for what you think is the happiness of the other part, for let him or her grown up. Cause sometimes love needs space, sometimes love is wonderful if you just let it and let it go and came back. Love is not for selfish people. I love my baby and because a lot of external problems I should let him, but we trust our love will be stronger when the storm has gone and we can kiss each other without hurting my family. I would tell I love him even if I cannot be by his side.
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    UnregisteredAug 1, 2012 at 5:42 pm
    The girl is waiting for the guy to confess to her about his feelings. She knows there's something between them but the guy want to preserve the 'thing' they had now. And since she doesn't want to wait anymore she would just keep her distance and continue loving him because it hurts her to know that they can't be more than friends and she really doesn't know how looong would she have to wait for the guy to tell her he loves her.
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    UnregisteredJul 30, 2012 at 8:09 am
    She just can't seem to speak her love for her "lover. " so she keeps humble and those three words inside.

    When she mentions 'how long can we keep this p, up, up, up? ' it refers to her faith their relationship to see if it could really last before she confesses him it is love.
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    UnregisteredJul 28, 2012 at 4:48 am
    Distance is a song that makes me think about the true love, the love of my life. Sometimes i think that i already know who is this person that caught my heart once and keep on doing it, but i deny it, because it is easier to think that maybe is someone else different because of a lot of problems that we have had. But i keep on feeeling that love, like in secret, so i´m trying to keep the distance, but its very difficult...

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