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I think I finally understand
How you could love someone and leave them.
It must be hard to be a man
Holding back so many feelings.
I saw you slip away
Long before you gave reasons
Couldn't hold you down if you wanted to go

Each time I try,
My tears land straight on my pillow
Each time I try,
My tears land straight on my pillow
Each time I try,
My tears land straight on my pillow
Cause there's no other way for me to let go

I didn't wanna even care
I didn't wanna even miss you
Cause you told me you'd be there
Now should I even try to reach you?
I look in the mirror
I see your face in mine
And it's much clearer now
I need you in my life

But, each time I try,
My tears land straight on that pillow
Each time I try,
My tears land straight on that pillow
Each time I try,
My tears land straight on that pillow
Cause there's no other way for me to let go

I see it in your eyes
Your laugh is a disguise
It used to be magic to me
You're giving me no choice
I hear it in your voice
And it's so sad to me
But I think forgiveness is the season
Wish you could stay I have my reasons
I'm still trying to hold on
To something that's gone
Can't make you stay here with me

Oh but each time I try,
It's like I'm crying in vain
Each time I try,
My tears land straight on that pillow
Each time I try,
My tears land straight on that pillow
Cause there's no other way for me to let go

Each time I try,
My tears land straight on that pillow
Each time I try,
My tears land straight on that pillow
Each time I try,
My tears land straight on that pillow
Cause there's no other way for me to let go



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  • U
    UnregisteredJun 22, 2012 at 9:14 pm
    The only place i can release the pain i feel because you are not in my life is by letting my tears land straight on my pillow. My heart is broken and the only peace i can find is in my pillow.
  • U
    UnregisteredMar 31, 2012 at 9:04 pm
    I think this means that when you love someone well you think you love them but they take advantage of you and leave you behind for someone else
  • U
    UnregisteredMar 29, 2012 at 1:47 pm
    I wish he would be here with me... I miss him like crazy... I couldn't make him stay, i failed - that's the only thing that is on my mind.. If only i could make thing differently
  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 20, 2012 at 1:27 am
    You love someone so much that even tho u lknow the relationship is over u'll hurt urself over and over by trying to keep that person around but he will never love the way you deserve to be loved :(

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