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Now I don't
I used to love him
Now I don't
Now I don't

As I look at what Ive done
The type of life that Ive lived
How many things I pray the father will forgive
One situation involved a young man
He was the ocean and I was the sand
He stole my heart like a thief in the night
Dulled my senses and blurred my sight

1 - I used to love him but now I don't
I used to love him but now I don't

I chose the road of passion and pain
Sacrificed too much and waited in vain
Gave up my power ceased being queen
Addicted to love yeah, like the drug of
Drug of a fiend

Torn and confused wasted and used
Reached the crossroad which path would I choose
Stuck and frustrated I waited, debated
For something to happen that just wasn't fated
Thought what I wanted was something I needed
When mamma said no then I just should have heeded
Misled I bled till the poison was gone
And out of the darkness arrived the sweet dawn

Repeat 1

Father you saved me and showed me that life
Was much more than being some foolish mans wife
Showed me that love was respect and devotion
Greater than planets and deeper than any oceans
See, my soul was weary but now it's replenished
Content because that part of my life is finished, oh yeah

I see him sometimes and the look in his eye
Is one of a man whose lost treasures untold
But my heart is gold, see I took back my soul
And totally let my creator control
The life which was his to begin with

Repeat 1 until fade



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    UnregisteredMay 31, 2012 at 8:33 pm
    I luv the part where she sings "i see him sometime and the look in his eye is one of a man who's lost treasures untold" classic case of missing the water when the well's run dry. For lack of appreciating what he had he los it... That sad realisation will haunt him forever.
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    UnregisteredFeb 10, 2012 at 10:08 pm
    I use to love him top the point of losing myself and giving him everything... He has given nothing in return. So, after losing her she realizes that she cannot love him anymore.

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