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Just a perfect day
drink Sangria in the park
And then later
when it gets dark, we go home

Just a perfect day
feed animals in the zoo
Then later
a movie, too, and then home

Oh, it's such a perfect day
I'm glad I spend it with you
Oh, such a perfect day
You just keep me hanging on
You just keep me hanging on

Just a perfect day
problems all left alone
Weekenders on our own
it's such fun

Just a perfect day
you made me forget myself
I thought I was
someone else, someone good


Oh, it's such a perfect day
I'm glad I spent it with you
Oh, such a perfect day
You just keep me hanging on
You just keep me hanging on

You're going to reap just what you sow
You're going to reap just what you sow
You're going to reap just what you sow
You're going to reap just what you sow



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    UnregisteredJun 29, 2014 at 1:41 pm
    Surely the final verse has the sad message that the day was finally disappointing because she never brings it to It's obvious conclusion. And having done this, then she too will have a similar day spoiled in the future. That's life, that's why this song is so good. We only get 4 truly perfect days in our life.
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    UnregisteredDec 18, 2013 at 6:44 am
    Reed is describing his perfect day but not that it was perfect because he had sangria and feed animals at the zoo, but because someone (I'm presuming a girl) is making his day perfect. He appreciates that she makes him forget that he isn't entirely good. When he says that she keeps him hanging on he's implying that no matter how difficult his life gets she's there to pick him up. Which is why she makes it a perfect day, and so she makes every day of his life perfect whether it not there is enough valuable items surrounding them. When that's kinda what I got from it.
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    UnregisteredApr 8, 2012 at 10:25 pm
    I have no idea... Relationship gone bad? Felt good while i was with you, but ? Suddenly he gets to warning: you'll get yours. Why?
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    UnregisteredJan 8, 2012 at 2:31 pm
    Thinking twice before complaning what you have, there are people in africa who do not have things that we do. Not to take things for granted.

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