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In a little while from now
If i’m not feeling any less sour
I promise myself to treat myself
And visit a nearby tower
And climbing to the top will throw myself off
In an effort to make it clear to who
Ever what it’s like when you’re shattered
Left standing in the lurch at a church
Where people saying: "my god, that’s tough
She's stood him up"
No point in us remaining
We may as well go home
As i did on my own
Alone again, naturally

To think that only yesterday
I was cheerful, bright and gay
Looking forward to well wouldn’t do
The role i was about to play
But as if to knock me down
Reality came around
And without so much, as a mere touch
Cut me into little pieces
Leaving me to doubt
Talk about god and his mercy
Or if he really does exist
Why did he desert me in my hour of need
I truly am indeed alone again, naturally

It seems to me that there are more hearts
Broken in the world that can’t be mended
Left unattended
What do we do? what do we do?

Alone again, naturally
Now looking back over the years
And whatever else that appears
I remember i cried when my father died
Never wishing to hide the tears

And at sixty-five years old
My mother, god rest her soul,
Couldn’t understand why the only man
She had ever loved had been taken
Leaving her to start with a heart so badly broken
Despite encouragement from me
No words were ever spoken
And when she passed away
I cried and cried all day
Alone again, naturally
Alone again, naturally



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    UnregisteredMay 10, 2012 at 2:45 pm
    This dude is super depressed and wants to bust a cap in his mouth :( poor old dude. Keep it real
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    UnregisteredMar 23, 2012 at 3:35 pm
    Poor chap wants to commit suicide by hurling himself from a tower. His life has been quite the measure of abandonment, betrayal and loss; yet, he persists as this is all natural and he must endure--as do we all. Very moving, and provokes many emotions--the common things that bind humanity.
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    UnregisteredDec 15, 2011 at 8:35 pm
    The lyric of this song really makes me encourage more and more often... And this is one of the best song i've ever heard... ^^
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    UnregisteredOct 19, 2011 at 6:58 pm
    Makes me think if it were me how i would feel. I cry when i hear this song, but such a good one!!

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