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Hmmm
How can I just let you walk away
Just let you leave without a trace
When I stand here taking
Every breath with you ohhhh
You're the only one
Who really knew me at all

How can you just walk away from me
When all I can do is watch you leave
'Cause we've shared the laughter and the pain
And even shared the tears
You're the only one
Who really knew me at all

So take a look at me now
'Cause there's just an empty space
And there's nothing left here to remind me
Just the memory of your face
So take a look at me now
'Cause there's just an empty space
And you coming back to me is against the odds
And that's what I've got to face

I wish I could just make you turn around
Turn around and see me cry
There's so much I need to say to you
So many reasons why
You're the only one
Who really knew me at all

So take a look at me now
'Cause there's just an empty space
And there's nothing left here to remind me
Just the memory of your face
So Take a look at me now
So there's just an empty space
But to wait for you
is All I can do
When that's what I've got to face

Take a good look at me now
'Cause l'll still be standing (standing here)
And you coming back to me is against all odds
That's the chance I've got to take

Yeahh yeah yeah
Take A look at me now
(Take A Look at me now)



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    ShawnJul 19, 2008 at 5:06 pm
    The subtle nuance of this song is that the protagonist's sorrow plight of having her/his lover leaving him/her. Basically, this song presents a mild sight of desperation and love.
  • b
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    brigittaliaNov 10, 2008 at 11:40 am
    a song for lovers who just separate ways for so manyreasons but still love each other sad song but its the reality of life...
  • celestine
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    celestineMar 26, 2009 at 8:19 am
    Hmmm
    How can I just let you walk away
    Just let you leave without a trace
    When I stand here taking
    Every breath with you ohhh
    You're the only one
    Who really knew me at all

    How can you just walk away from me
    When all I can do is watch you leave
    'Cause we've shared the laughter and the pain
    And even shared the tears
    You're the only one
    Who really knew me at all

    So take a look at me now
    'Cause there's just an empty space
    And there's nothing left here to remind me
    Just the memory of your face
    So take a look at me now
    'Cause there's just an empty space
    And you coming back to me is against the odds
    And that's what I've got to face

    I wish I could just make you turn around
    Turn around and see me cry
    There's so much I need to say to you
    So many reasons why
    You're the only one
    Who really knew me at all

    So take a look at me now
    'Cause there's just an empty space
    And there's nothing left here to remind me
    Just the memory of your face
    So Take a look at me now
    So there's just an empty space
    But to wait for you
    is All I can do
    When that's what I've got to face

    Take a good look at me now
    'Cause l'll still be standing (standing here)
    And you coming back to me is against all odds
    That's the chance I've got to take

    Yeahh yeah yeah
    Take A look at me now
    (Take A Look at me now)

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