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Tell me now, or am I only dreaming?
Tell me now, or are you only teasing?
I felt the cold hard facts of life
Five degrees from freezing
Does it amuse you to always hurt me so?
I try my best, it's not enough
Should I give up and let you go?

There's nothing more to take from me
There's nothing more to give you dear
There's nothing else that I can lose
Except this heart-shaped bruise

It will fade from purple to black
It will fade just as the day was lost into twilight

Tell me now or am I only dreaming?
You said that you'd be mine for life
And now you say you're leaving
If I could hold you once more before you go

When I approach you you just lash out
Should I give up and let you...

What more is there to take from me?
There's nothing more to give you dear
There's nothing more that I can lose
Except this heart-shaped bruise



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