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I don't need you
I don't need friendship
And I don't need flowers in the Spring
And don't need you
And you surely don't need me.

I don't need love and affection
And I don't need peace and harmony
And I don't need you
And you surely don't need me.

But we both want it bad enough
Yes, we both want it, don't we?
I don't need you, baby
And I know you don't need me.

I don't need your loving arms around me
All I need is to be free
That's what I keep telling myself
And I tell you: "you don't need me".

I don't need children in my old age
No more cluttered leaves around the trees
And I don't need you
We don't need eachother baby
We don't need eachother baby, or do we?



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    avida36Oct 7, 2010 at 8:37 am
    This guy is trying to convince himself that he doesn't need the simple things in life such as; flowers in the spring, sunshine, cluttered leaves around the tree with kids romping through them; his protests are speaking loudly as he ends the song with a question to his love about whether or not they need each other, "or do we?" Yeah, we all need this affection, love, flowers & each other. Kids, grandkids & all. Thanksgod!

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