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In a Manner of speaking
I just want to say
That I could never forget the way
You told me everything
By saying nothing

In a manner of speaking
I don't understand
How love in silence becomes reprimand
But the way that i feel about you
Is beyond words

Oh give me the words
Give me the words
But tell me nothing
Ohohohoh give me the words
Give me the words
That tell me everything

In a manner of speaking
Semantics won't do
In this life that we live we only make do
And the way that we feel
Might have to be sacrified

So in a manner of speaking
I just want to say
That just like you I should find a way
To tell you everything
By saying nothing.

Oh give me the words
Give me the words
But tell me nothing
Ohohohoh give me the words
Give me the words
That tell me everything

Oh give me the words
Give me the words
But tell me nothing
Ohohohoh give me the words
Give me the words
That tell me everything



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    UnregisteredMay 13, 2012 at 1:17 pm
    It 's the art by sayin' everything with sayin' nothing. Silence speaks because the feelings are so precious and important that words will never be enouph or describe what they have together.
  • U
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    UnregisteredMay 16, 2014 at 5:41 pm
    The girl is just waiting for the words which make her happy, she just wants to know that she is loved. But the guy says nothing. After several years in a relationship, maybe because the guy is bored, he thinks that there is nothing to say. And girl is chalanging to save their love, she cries, tells everything, asks some questions. But there is only one answer: silence. So she wishes a way like his silence. And now their love is about to be sacrificed. Because she is get rid of this useless effort. She just need the words even they have meaning for her or not. Because she asks for just a little desire. She can go on like this, if she may be sure that he loves her. But the guy does nothing, tells nothing, just sleeps and tries to make the girl hopeless, unhappy and confused. Because he can't give an end to it because of addiction to their relationship though there is no love for him. He is waiting for the girl's decision to break up, but the gifl still is waiting for a step to save their love. I know he end. That's not f the happy one.
  • U
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    UnregisteredAug 16, 2012 at 4:08 am
    When you fall in love with your friend or one you can only see as a friend because of their status... Show that you care without using words, show your love without words
  • U
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    UnregisteredApr 20, 2012 at 6:40 pm
    There 2 people in love and the guy has made clear to the girl how he is feeling without even speaking but she can't do the same.. She doesn't know how i guess! Amazing song...
  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 14, 2012 at 8:39 pm
    For me it is all that lovers should do ! Always looking for a way to show to a certain personn that we care !

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