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I haven't ever really found a place that I call home
I never stick around quite long enough to make it
I apologize once again I'm not in love
But it's not as if I mind that your heart ain't exactly breaking

It's just a thought, only a thought

But if my life is for rent and I don't learn to buy
Well I deserve nothing more than I get
'Cause nothing I have is truly mine

I always thought that I would love to live by the sea
To travel the world alone and live more simply
I have no idea what's happened to that dream
'Cause there's really nothing left here to stop me

It's just a thought, only a thought

But if my life is for rent and I don't learn to buy
Well I deserve nothing more than I get
'Cause nothing I have is truly mine

And if my life is for rent and I don't learn to buy
Well I deserve nothing more than I get
'Cause nothing I have is truly mine

While my heart is a shield and I won't let it down
While I am so afraid to fail so I won't even try
Well how can I say I'm alive

But if my life is for rent and I don't learn to buy
Well I deserve nothing more than I get
'Cause nothing I have is truly mine

And if my life is for rent and I don't learn to buy
Well I deserve nothing more than I get
'Cause nothing I have is truly mine

'Cause nothing I have is truly mine [3x]



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    UnregisteredJan 12, 2012 at 5:24 am
    She rents her heart to other people who pursue her, but doesn't learn to "buy" or be the instigator in love, let her shield down and pursue a love of her own by telling somebody "i love you". So, she will never really have a love of her own, and nothing she has is truly hers, in love or in life.
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    ho839Aug 26, 2008 at 8:34 am
    sell sell sell whatever she has to offer...she's the hopeless cause that she wants everyone to fall in love with without giving anything of herself back except for the talent she's been equipped with to perform...she can't feel anything, and she's as faithful as a prostitute?

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