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If you could read my mind love
What a tale my thoughts could tell
Just like an old time movie
'Bout a ghost from a wishing well
In a castle dark,
Or a fortress strong
With chains upon my feet
You know that ghost is me
And I will never be set free
As Long as I'm a ghost
That you can't see

If I could read your mind love
What a tale your thoughts could tell
Just Like a paper back novel
The kind any drugstores sell
When you reach the part
Where the heartaches come
The hero would be me
But heroes often fail

And you won't read that book again
Because the endings just too hard to take

I'd walk away just like a movie star
Who gets burned in a three-way script
Enter number two
A movie queen to play the scene
Of bringing all the good things out in me
But for now love, lets be real
I never knew I could act this way
And I've got to say that I just don't get it
I don't know where we went wrong
But the feelings gone
And I just can't get it back

If you could read my mind love
What a tale my thoughts could tell
Just like an old time movie
'Bout a ghost from a wishing well
In a castle dark,
Or a fortress strong
With chains upon my feet
But the stories always end

And If you read between the lines
You'll know that I'm just trying to understand
The feelings that we lack
I never knew I could feel this way
And I've got to say
That I just don't get
I don't know where we went wrong
But the feelings gone
And I just can't get it back



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