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What have I got to do to make you love me
What have I got to do to make you care
What do I do when lightning strikes me
And I wake to find that you're not there

What do I do to make you want me
What have I gotta do to be heard
What do I say when it's all over
Sorry seems to be the hardest word

Chorus:
It's sad, it's so sad
It's a sad, sad situation
And it's getting more and more absurd
It's sad, so sad
Why can't we talk it over
Always seems to me
That sorry seems to be the hardest word

Chorus

What do I do to make you love me
What have I gotta do to be heard
What do I do when lightning

Strikes me
What have I gotta do
What have I gotta do
When sorry seems to be the hardest word



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    D-ManFeb 19, 2009 at 4:19 am
    Sometimes as hard as we try and for all we can wish, it just doesn't happen between two people. Star-crossed lovers meet and, for a while, take the best of what each has to offer. Poems are sometimes written about those for whom the story happily continues. Songs are sometimes written about those who tearfully part. They may stay friends but that may hurt too much. They care for each other but just can't sustain the fire that burned so brightly when they met. Sorry seems to be the hardest word.
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    budman1Dec 21, 2008 at 9:45 pm
    life is a bitch and love sucks when you love someone who doesnt love you for who you are because we all make mistakes in life and no one is without fault
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    UnregisteredAug 28, 2012 at 6:36 pm
    I think of this song as the way i feel about my mother. No matter how hard i tried, i don't feel she loved me. She loved herself way more than she ever allowed herself to love another. Her days are numbered, thanks to the cancer. Saying she's sorry for all the pain she caused me and so many others is just not going to happen.
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    UnregisteredJul 2, 2012 at 2:17 am
    It seems to me like he cheated on a lover, they found out and ended their relationship. But even though he knew he screwed up, he still can't say sorry
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    UnregisteredDec 31, 2011 at 9:54 pm
    Such a beautiful true song! Makes me think of my beginning and sad it icame to an end! Should have said i was sorry more often.. It is a sad situation now.

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