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Megadeth – Tears In A Vial lyrics

This may seem all to confusing
How I could walk away from something so rare
But you see it got too demanding, yeah
And I just didn't care, I just didn't care, if I cared, if I cared

Lately, I've been left wanting, but not wanting you
Attraction that once was is no longer there, ooh
And it sucks to be taken for granted
When the veil is drawn so there is only air

I had to walk away
Give up something I love
For what I loved even more
And save my tears for you

Everything has lost it's meaning; I had to let it go
To find myself, myself, and start something new, brand new
Forced to look deep in the mirror, face who I really am
Now it's just me, cause I can't afford you

I had to walk away
Give up something I love
For what I loved even more
And save my tears for you

I gave up something I love
For what I loved even more
And save my tears for you
In a vial and walked away

You were so beautiful to look upon
I could see the light in your smile
Your eyes were the windows into your soul
Your body was heavenly just like the sky

Until all your good looks betrayed you, which wasn't much
Counted on your counterfeit smiles for too long
Your eyes are empty windows, broken
The body may be here but the soul is gone

I saved my tears in a vial
From everything wicked that you did, that you said
To send away, buried with your love
So many tears in a vial, now that you're gone, and now that you're dead

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    This song is the metaphor for my failed marriage. The last couple verses mirror all my feelings for everything that happened over the course of ten years. Slowly burning away any feeling I had until it was completely obliterated. But, I decided I needed to save myself and find who I once was. Not just for me, but for my sons, so they could see the real me and not some mindless drone that feared every day.
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