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Lost in twilight, the memories
Precious moments, you and me
We've been old friends, all through the years
Picture postcards, sharing tears


What's in our hearts, there's never time, to say
Need you tonight, lover don't fade away
I've seen your city lights
As I walk away
Why can't this night...go on forever


Without love, we won't survive
Run together, we rule the night
Tell me secrets, oh that make you cry
Where's the laughter, we gotta try


What's in our hearts, there's never time to say
Need you tonight, lover don't fade away
Like a photograph
That time won't erase
Why can't this night...go on forever
Go on forever and ever...ever and ever



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    JustNicky101Jul 13, 2011 at 12:03 pm
    A man wants the last night to go on forever before his friend/lover leaves him for some reason. Reminds me of "Ghost" with Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore... I miss Paswayze!
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    tolly12bellsDec 31, 2010 at 12:24 am
    It sounds like it's his last night to spend with the love of his life, and he wants it to last forever, because after this, all he has left are memories and photographs.
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    OriginalJimSep 18, 2010 at 9:55 pm
    Probably my favourite ever Journey song and for me always meant love for my wife but she is no longer there! Now? it means that all I have now are photographs and memories ...

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