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Had every word prepared
Wasn't even scared
Rehearsed the scene a million times
Still I felt nowhere

You were just down the hall
Not knowing at all
What was about to happen
When I laid it on the line

'Cause it's written on my face
I know you see it in my eyes
How do you tell someone you love
What's gonna hurt
Don't wanna hurt

This went on too long
Not telling you was wrong
I tried but couldn't bring myself
Shoulda been simple
So many times I tried
The time was never right
It was so complicated
Shoulda been simple

Let's not point the finger
This just kinda happened
No matter how this ends today
I wanna leave here as friends
It's not that I don't love you
Don't think that I don't care
We were trying to fly a plane
The wings were just not there

And it's written on my face
I know you see it in my eyes
How do you tell someone you love
What's gonna hurt
What's gonna hurt


Remember the day
When we said we wouldn't change
We changed
'Cause nothing's the same anymore
Since that day
That day

Shoulda been, shouda been, shoulda been
Shoulda been, shouda been, shoulda been

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