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Where am I today, I wish that I knew
'Cause looking around there's no sign of you
I don't remember one jump or one leap
Just quiet steps away from your lead

I'm holding my heart out but clutching it too
Feeling this sort of a love that we once knew
I'm calling this home when it's not even close
Playing the role with nerves left exposed

Standing on a darkened stage
Stumbling through the lines
Others have excuses
But I have my reasons why

We get distracted by the dreams of our own
But nobody's happy while feeling alone
And knowing how hard it hurts when we fall
We lean another ladder against the wrong wall

And climb high to the highest rung
To shake fists at the sky
While others have excuses
I have my reasons why

With so much deception
It's hard not to wander away
It's hard not to wander away
It's hard not to wander away



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    UnregisteredApr 16, 2012 at 9:21 pm
    It's a relationship that wasn't going very well because they lost sight of each other. They each wanted to purse there own dreams, which is the connection of the standing on a stage, but because of that they were lonely. The world is a very deceptive place, and they long for that familiarity of having someone. And that dream is the "reasons why" they decided to end the relationship.

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