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Na Na Na Na Na
Na Na Na Na Na

He takes your hand, I die a little
I watch your eyes, and I'm in riddles
Why can't you look at me like that?

When you walk by, I try to say it
But then I freeze, And never do it
My tongue gets tied, the words get trapped.

I hear the beat of my heart getting louder whenever I'm near you

But I see you with him, slow dancing.
Tearing me apart, Cause you don't see.
Whenever you kiss him, I'm breaking,
Oh how I wish that was me.

Na Na Na Na Na
Na Na Na Na Na

He looks at you the way that I would.
Does all the things I know that I could.
If only time could just turn back.

Cause I got three little words that I've always been dying to tell you

But I see you with him, slow dancing.
Tearing me apart, Cause you don't see.
Whenever you kiss him, I'm breaking.
Oh how I wish that was me

With my hands on your waist, While we dance in the moonlight.
I wish it was me, That you call later on Cause you wanna say good night.

Cause I see you with him, slow dancing.
Tearing me apart Cause you don't see.

But I see you with him, slow dancing.
Tearing me apart, Cause you don't see.
Whenever you kiss him, I'm breaking.
Oh how I wish
Oh how I wish
Oh how I wish, that was me.

Oh how I wish, that was me.



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    UnregisteredSep 2, 2012 at 2:18 pm
    It means, that your lover is loving someone els and you want to tell her the you love her but you just can't do it because your afraid. And whenever you see her with that man you die in the inside because your wishing to be him at the moment and you want her to know that you can do everything to her, and that you want her to be yours forever.
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    UnregisteredDec 24, 2011 at 6:17 pm
    I felt really related to this song. It's like what's happening to me. Loving someone who has someone already it his heart which always keeps me breaking. And the prom is already coming to think that they would see them slow dancing that tears me which he can't even see. To think that I really wish he would put his arm around my waist then we dance in the moonlight then he would kiss me. Which would never happen :((but oh how I wish that girl was me: '(
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    UnregisteredJul 12, 2012 at 10:01 am
    Well it means that you wish you could be with someone and they wanted to be with you but then you see the person slow dancing with someone else and tears you apart and btw I'm singing this at the tsalent show everyone tells me I'm amazing not being up my self but yeah cause I sing and everynes like your amazing and I'm like thanks anyways I love 1d.
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    UnregisteredJun 24, 2012 at 1:47 pm
    Well unlike everyone else I'm actually going to write what I got out of this song.
    This song is about the pain of seeing the one you love taken by someone else and having to deal with the heartbreak of knowing they are happy. He is hurting and she doesn't see. Not being loved back by the one you love most is one of the worst feelings in the world, trust me, but whats worse is the fact that you might be perfect for them, and they'll never know because they don't notice you.
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    UnregisteredJun 5, 2012 at 11:04 am
    I really like this girl, ashlee, and have for a long time. I would sit in bed at night and plan out what to say and how to tell her. Then one day I finally got the guts to do it. I was walking up to her, getting keen, and then. Bam! Out of the blue sam comes along and just goes hey ashlee will you go out with me.
    She said yes.
    Now everyday I have to sit there watching them and it just tears me apart. Legit like the song. And the worst part is.
    They are happy. I could never tear them apart because I know that would hurt sam just like it is me right now. Seeing her happy is the only perk. When she smiles. It feels like I have just absorbed every ounce of happiness in the world. But then I see it is directed at him. So this is what I think the story line resembles. You snooze. You lose. :(

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