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Falling a thousand feet per second
You still take me by surprise
I just know we can't be over
I can see it in your eyes
Making every kind of silence
Takes a lot to realize
It's worse to finish than to start all over
And never let it lie
And as long as I can feel you holding on
I won't fall
Even if you said I was wrong

I'm not perfect
But I keep trying
Cause that's what I said
I would do from the start
I'm not alive if I'm lonely
So please don't leave
Was it something I said
Or just my personality

Making every kind of silence
It takes a lot to realize
It's worse to finish than to start all over
And never let it lie
And as long as I can feel you holding on
I won't fall
Even if you said I was wrong

I know that I'm not perfect
But I keep trying
Cause that's what I said
I would do from the start
I'm not alive if I'm lonely
So please don't leave
Was it something I said
Or just my personality

When you're caught in a lie
And you've got nothing to hide
When you've got nowhere to run
And you've got nothing inside
It tears right through me
You thought that you knew me
You thought that you knew

I'm not perfect
But I keep trying
Cause that's what I said
I would do from the start
I'm not alive if I'm lonely
So please don't leave
Was it something I said
Or just my personality

I'm not perfect
But I keep trying
Cause that's what I said
I would do from the start
I'm not alive if I'm lonely
So please don't leave
Was it something I said
Or just my, just my
Self, just myself
Myself, just myself

I'm not perfect
But I keep trying



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  • u
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    UnregisteredApr 18, 2012 at 3:24 am
    That we'll keep trying. Nobodies perfect no matter how hard they try. We are all screw ups in life. That in the end its worse to even start all over. Knowing that you can still feel the same. I'm not perfect but i will keep holding on. I will try.
  • u
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    UnregisteredApr 18, 2012 at 3:24 am
    I think its states so much. This song not only to me relates to whats going on in the video but explains a lot. It explains that everyone has imperfections. Nobody is perfect. We all mess up. We're all sinners. But we keep trying till we make right. We do so as a promise. Even if that promise isn't kept that we won't give up.
  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 27, 2012 at 2:01 am
    I think that what perfect means is that there is no right or wrong in being perfect and also maybe about how life runs in the world!!! I no that this might not be right but it's a guess i have to take!!! -mansi
  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 9, 2012 at 1:23 am
    That no no ones perfect but if you think the relationship is worth anything you'll keep trying, because its worse to end it
  • vballer616
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    vballer616Aug 26, 2010 at 4:12 am
    it pretty much means that he's not perfect (duh)... but he wishes that she would love him anyway... its just how most people feel after a bad fight with their bf/gf or a breakup... like what could i have done differently

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