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The weight of my words
Are like feathers from a bird
My mouth, it moves but you won't hear a thing
Cause I've dug myself deep
I managed to fit both my hands and feet
All my little white lies
Smell like a big old bucket of bleach

In one ear
And out your other
So lock and key
You won't open up for me

So brick by brick
I am breaking through these walls
Oh between you and me
I'm not giving up
I'm not giving giving up

I guess
And it feels like you're in China
And I am in Peru
When ever I am sleeping next to you
We can hear the crickets singing
Oh all throughout the night
OH boy can we just get used
To something so right?

And sure I confess
I'm a mess
I'm a mess of mistakes
But please count to ten
Before you go and throw it all away

So brick by brick
I am breaking through these walls
Oh between you and me
I'm not giving up
I'm not giving giving up
On on on us

Cause if you give up
Then what am I supposed to do
All these dreams
Never will come true
Without you
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Brick by brick
I am breaking through these walls
Oh between you and me
I'm not giving up
I'm not giving giving up
I'm not giving giving up

Oh baby don't give up
On this love
Don't give up
On this love



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    katyperryrox7Nov 17, 2009 at 10:54 pm
    It's not "I guess" It's "On us" Just so you know (: Love this song! And Katy Perry. She's UHmazing!
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    UnregisteredJul 22, 2012 at 5:20 pm
    Love, is a passionate thing, hard to explain hard to be happy, when the other one will not listen and that love is strong enough to make you carry on, through all the mistakes you are strong.
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    UnregisteredJul 14, 2012 at 9:18 pm
    To me its like even when it seems things, often in relationships, don't seem to be working out there will always be hope if you believe that there is something there--even when its not plain to see.
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    LittleCannibalAnimalAug 5, 2011 at 4:33 pm
    its "on us" idiot, not " i guess". I love this song, but everyone thinks it's "i guess". i gets on my nerves. IT DOESNT EVEN SOUND LIKE I GUESS

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