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It's been in the past for a while
I get a flash and I smile
Am I crazy
Still miss you, baby
It was real
It was right
But it burned too hot to survive
All that's left is,
All these ashes

Where does the love go
I don't know
When it's all set and done
How could I be losing you forever,
After all the time we spent together
I have to know why I had to lose you
Now you've just become like everything
I'll never find again
At the bottom of the ocean

In a dream, you appear
For a while, you were here
So I keep sleeping,
Just to keep you with me
I'll draw a map,
Connect the dots
With all the memories that I got
What I'm missing,
I'll keep reliving

Where does the love go,
I don't know
When it's all set and done
How could I be losing you forever,
After all the time we spent together
I have to know why I had to lose you
Now you've just become like everything
I'll never find again,
At the bottom of the ocean

This is it
Let go

You don't have to love me for me
To baby ever understand
Just know I love the time we both had
And I don't ever want to see you sad
Be happy
'Cause I don't wanna hold you
If you don't wanna tell me you love me babe
Just know I'm gonna have to walk away
I'll be big enough for both of us to say
Be happy

Be happy

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  • ojdxjessiex705
    ojdxjessiex705Mar 1, 2009 at 1:33 am
    i hated her. i admit it. she messed up.
    but ive come to realize that everyone messes up and no one is perfect.
    this is one of my favorite songs and i give her major credit for keeping her head up high and not qutting.
  • c
    CutieeeOct 11, 2008 at 12:39 pm
    i feel sad fo miley coz most of ppl hate her.. And i don't think that it is rite coz she definately has talent and she's nice too
  • Hallhall15
    Hallhall15Jun 26, 2010 at 1:19 am
    I LOVE THIS SONG!! It always relaxes me...:) This song is about losing anything that was close to you, "Have to know why, I had to lose you, now you've just become, like everything i'll never find again, at the bottom of the ocean" I realized that it's called this because if you lose something/someone, it will be hard getting it back, because the bottom of the ocean is far away...
  • Terri-leigh
    Terri-leighMay 3, 2010 at 12:55 pm
    i got the book , its awesome right!

    Miley began to write this song when her fish died, lyric and melody, but when she started writing, she realised this song was about more than just some silly fish. it was about anyones dreems, boyfriends, a lost parent, or even an abusive relationship. its saying, that if theres someone you love, but for some reason you cant love them anymore, you have to take your feelings, scoop them out, and put them at the bottom of the ocean. hide them there, carefully, and respectfully. in the one place where they cant ever be found.

    ''bottom of the ocean'' is a good-bye song, a love song. you'd never think it was about fish. well, exept from the ocean part xxx

    Terri-leigh xxx
  • j
    joesphadamjonasloverFeb 3, 2010 at 3:22 pm
    this song is sooo relaxing 2 me it felles like i'm at the beach specillay after the this is it
    let go
    breathe part! good song!!! my sisster don't like it thogh!
    :) :-)

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