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I think we have an emergency
I think we have an emergency

If you thought I'd leave then you were wrong
'Cause I won't stop holding on
So are you listening, so are you watching me
If you thought I'd leave then you were wrong
'Cause I won't stop holding on
This is an emergency, so are you listening

And I can't pretend that I don't see this
It's really not your fault,
And no one cares to talk about it,
To talk about it

'Cause I've seen love die
Way too many times
When it deserved to be alive
And I've seen you cry
Way too many times
When you deserve to be alive, alive

So you give up every chance you get
Just to feel new again
I think we have an emergency
I think we have an emergency

And you do your best to show me love,
But you don't know what love is
So are you listening, so are you watching me

Well I can't pretend that I don't see this
It's really not your fault,
And no one cares to talk about it, to talk about it

'Cause I've seen love die,
Way too many times,
When it deserved to be alive
And I've seen you cry,
Way too many times,
When you deserve to be alive, alive

Scars they will not fade away,
And no one cares to talk about it, to talk about it

'Cause I've seen love die,
Way too many times,
When it deserved to be alive
And I've seen you cry,
Way too many times,
When you deserve to be alive, alive



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    ShelbyShinodaSep 12, 2008 at 9:17 pm
    I love this song!.

    This song is about a relationship that's near breaking point, but one person in the "relationship" realizes this before it happens and basically says no!. I'm not letting this go cause this sort of love doesn't just come around everyday. Hayley is basically saying I want to fix "us" but you have to put in some effort too.

    "And you do your best to show me love,
    But you don't know what love is".

    She feels stuck, and feels like she's going round in circles, but there's hope.
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    HawthorneHeightsBaby2Apr 7, 2010 at 7:41 pm
    Sorry Hayely. I never knew your life had been panned out that way. That really sucks. I'm right there though, I'm adopted, and my biological mother died so I have no chance of really "knowing" her. And I can't stand my biological dad, so I could care less about him. Ish. Your facade works though. You always look so fudgen happy, it's like nothing tradgic has ever happened in yout life. Good job, I learn from you. You're most definately one of my heroes. You guys should come play a concert in Oklahoma.!
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    mynameiskidrockAug 21, 2008 at 6:33 pm
    This song deppresses me especially the Music video when Hayle's is sitting in the chair and saying " Cause I've seen love die
    Way too many times
    When it deserved to be alive
    And I've seen you cry
    Way too many times
    When you deserve to be alive. Alive"
    It killed me inside cause she was writting about her life man, her life. That s**t was real.

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