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Glen Hansard – The Hill lyrics

Walking up the hill tonight, and you have closed your eyes.
I wish I didn't have to make all those mistakes and be wise.
Please try to be patient and know that I'm still learning.
I'm sorry that you have to see the strength inside me burning.

Where are you, my angel, now? Don't you see me crying?
And I know that you can't do it all, but you can't say I'm not trying.
I'm on my knees in front of him, but he doesn't seem to see me.
With all his troubles on his mind, he's looking right through me.
And I'm letting myself down by satisfying you.
And I wish that you could see I have my troubles, too.

Looking at you sleeping, I'm with the man I know.
And I'm sitting here weeping, while the hours pass so slow.
And I know that in the morning I have to let you go.
And you'll be just a man once I used to know
Before these past few days; someone I don't recognize.
This isn't all my fault. When will you realize?

Looking at you leaving, I'm looking for a sign.



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    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 5:39 am
    She could be writing to two men - but she could be writing to just one. People change. Her "angel" is the man she loves - his sleeping face lets her see him as that person again. But when he wakes up, he's unkind, so different she hardly recognizes him. She searches herself for how to bridge the gap between them, but she also is tired of being told its all her fault. It fits with the movie's story, a young woman committed to marriage even though it's really bad. I know it's possible to feel all those things towards one person when your desire to be good and loyal wars with your battered heart, and your desire to be part of the solution wars with being expected to be the whole solution.
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    UnregisteredMar 28, 2012 at 8:29 pm
    I thought I knew the man I loved for who he really was but he was just a liar. We shared so much together and one day he decided to break it to me that he never loved me like he said he did and he just left and I've never talked to him since. He was the perfect guy, I thought. I still have a part of me that loves him to this day.
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    UnregisteredJan 4, 2012 at 10:00 pm
    I thought I knew this guy until he suddenly was talking to me and showed me actually how vulnerable he was so I told him how vulnerable I was and we told each other secrets for the whole entire night. The next day he betrayed me and I cried for two weeks and he hasn't talked to me since. I still love the person I know he his, but he won't let show.
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    UnregisteredDec 29, 2011 at 4:57 pm
    I believe this has to do with a very sad break up. Just before relationships are about to end, they get really bad, and we hardly recognize who we have become, because now we are so angry or hurt. I think she is saying that now it is too little too late. She is digging deep to feel her love for him, remembering that it is there somewhere, but they have lost their relationship. She is ready to walk away, and accepting that it is not going to work out despite how hard she's tried. She says that he is just focusing on his own problems, and she has hers too. It seems they have broke their relationship, and she is sad about it, and looking to see if there is a sign of anything left, when it seems to be too late.

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