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Did I disappoint you or let you down?
Should I be feeling guilty or let the judges frown?
'Cause I saw the end before we'd begun,
Yes I saw you were blind and I knew I had won.
So I took what's mine by eternal right.
Took your soul out into the night.
It may be over but it won't stop there,
I am here for you if you'd only care.
You touched my heart you touched my soul.
You changed my life and all my goals.
And love is blind and that I knew when,
My heart was blinded by you.
I've kissed your lips and held your head.
Shared your dreams and shared your bed.
I know you well, I know your smell.
I've been addicted to you.

Goodbye my lover.
Goodbye my friend.
You have been the one.
You have been the one for me.

Goodbye my lover.
Goodbye my friend.
You have been the one.
You have been the one for me.

I am a dreamer and when I wake,
You can't break my spirit - it's my dreams you take.
And as you move on, remember me,
Remember us and all we used to be
I've seen you cry, I've seen you smile.
I've watched you sleeping for a while.
I'd be the father of your child.
I'd spend a lifetime with you.
I know your fears and you know mine.
We've had our doubts but now we're fine,
And I love you, I swear that's true.
I cannot live without you.

Goodbye my lover.
Goodbye my friend.
You have been the one.
You have been the one for me.


Goodbye my lover.
Goodbye my friend.
You have been the one.
You have been the one for me.

And I still hold your hand in mine.
In mine when I'm asleep.
And I will bear my soul in time,
When I'm kneeling at your feet.

Goodbye my lover.
Goodbye my friend.
You have been the one.
You have been the one for me.
(x2)

I'm so hollow, baby, I'm so hollow.
I'm so, I'm so, I'm so hollow.
(x2)



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  • deathmyfriend
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    deathmyfriendMay 3, 2010 at 1:54 pm
    I love this song. Micheal Scott was singing this song on the office after he got dumped by his girlfriend. It was so sad. I think that he gave his girlfriend everything and she just broke him down and made him feel hollow. So he had to let her go.
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    sazzieOct 22, 2008 at 10:13 pm
    A beautiful song. It is all about a man that still loves her even though something always comes up to keep them apart. Think of her as his "What If" girl.
  • h
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    hcollinsFeb 27, 2010 at 6:45 am
    I think this song is about a divorce. His wife has left him and is divorcing him because she doesn't love him anymore. He is devastated by it. He still loves her and cannot understand why she does not love him anymore.
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    onepearlOct 25, 2009 at 11:56 am
    it'sabout a woman who has been trapped in a very unhappy marriage ,from the old school.Took for herself a computer teacher to learn how to use the computer ,just a young and very poor man ,practicaly a son to her .she wanted to help him .she was so gracious ,generous ,kind to him.wanted him to do well in his life ,as that was her caracter,extremely loving and giving.she helped people.so unaware to her ,he falls in love with her,as he said later ,it wasn't meant to happen this way.so the woman doesnt even realise it ,as she had never experienced someone being in love with her.as she was in a loveless marriage with the only man she knew in her life.,abusive and all.so when the young man declares his love to her ,she doesn't know how to react ,so she thinks he is joking with her .unknown to her ,he would cry himself to sleep every night over her love ,or just not sleep.she was double his age .he had not known love in his life .he had gone through war as a soldier.he was a.d.d ,throughout his child hood.and there was this beautiful Angel , showering him with love ,with her kindest heart ,and her pure beauty ,anawre of how he was feeling .
    so something happens between them .their heart start to beat at the same time .they cant do anything together because she is married .she goes away trying to break free ,but they dont allow her .so she comes back as she has nowhere to go.and he becomes extremely ill over his love for her,and not being able to have her .she starts feeling disgusted with him,and sends him away forever.he moves on .after three years.she still can't forget him .she thinks about the true feelings of love that he aroused in her ,at every breath she takes.she lives him inside of her soul .she cries for what she cant ever have .because he is not for her .he has moved on .but she hasn't.she cries for him every day .she sleeps with him on her mind every night,and wakes up with him on her mind every morning.she feels this empty hollowness in her throught and her stomach .she is so much in pain.she knows now what is missing in her life .she tries to recreated it within the compound of her life ,to no avail.so she cries for him,her would have been lover .the one she ackes for but would not go with .he had been the one .but they are worlds apart ,from different eras,different background... HE HAD BEEN THE ONE FOR HER
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    ifriendSep 11, 2009 at 2:43 pm
    i think this song is about someone who changed your life who you love very much and wish you could be with but know it will never work out because you two are to different and feel like you just arent enough for that person. So you know you have to say goodbye because it will never work even though you cant imagine your life without them.

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