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Ashes, nothing but ashes
That were pictures a moment ago

I threw your pictures into the fire
And now I sit and watch the glow
And though your love for me is gone
The memory lingers on
Darling, I still love you so

I threw your pictures into the fire
Oh, my darling, what they meant to me
But just some smiling photographs
To taunt my heart
That's all they turned out to be

If you only knew the
Bad times I've been through
You hurt me til my heart just broke

You played at love for fun
And now the game is done
I watched my memories
Going up in smoke

I threw your pictures into the fire
Just like our dreams
They all fell apart

But, darling, how can I burn
The picture of you
The picture that
Remains in my heart

Ashes, nothing but ashes
That were pictures a moment ago

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