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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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  • youradical
    +5
    youradicalMar 27, 2008 at 7:00 pm
    this song..it's about divorce. i couldn't get it at first and i only took these lyrics as just..words. but then i finally realized it's about divorce.
  • m
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    myna2345Nov 4, 2009 at 4:16 pm
    Basically to me its like love dies while we just sit there and its telling us to keep holding on like dont let it go we gotta keep fighting spread the love people
  • Nickandi1day
    +3
    Nickandi1dayJun 12, 2009 at 12:58 am
    i love it how is says "cause ive seen love die way too many times when it deserved to be alive and ive seen you cry way too many times when you deserve to be alive alive alive ITS ALL GOOD
  • s
    +3
    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 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.
  • ilovejimforever7
    +2
    ilovejimforever7Oct 15, 2008 at 1:46 pm
    i think this song is about a relationship and the people are slipping away from eachother and its an emergancy to fix it

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