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Well the truth it fell so heavy
Like a hammer through the room
That I could choose another over her
You always said I was an actor, baby
Guess in truth you thought me just amateur

That you never saw the signs
That you never lost your grip
Oh, come on now
That's such a childish claim
Now I wear the brand of traitor
Don't it seem a bit absurd
When it's clear I was so obviously framed
When it's clear I was so obviously framed

Now you act so surprised
To hear what you already know
And all you really had to do was ask
I'd have told you straight away
All those lies were truth
And all that was false was fact

Now you hold me close and hard
But I was like a statue at most
Refusing to acknowledge you'd been hurt
Now you're clawing at my throat
And you're crying all is lost
But your tears they felt so hot upon my shirt
But your tears they felt so hot upon my shirt

Well the truth it fell so heavy
Like a hammer through the room
That I could choose another over her
You always said I was an actor, baby
Guess in truth you thought me just amateur

Was it you who told me once
Now looking back it seems surreal
That all our mistakes are merely grist for the mill
So why is it now after I had my fill
Would you steal from me the sorrow that I've earned
Shall we call this a lesson learned?
Shall we call this a lesson learned?



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    UnregisteredJun 24, 2012 at 6:05 pm
    He was with someone who was insecure and kept accusing him of cheating on him. Every time she would get jealous and accuse him of cheating they would break up but he kept taking her back. (you always said i was an actor baby::accusing him of cheating and lying about it when he defended himself::,guess in truth you thought me just amateur::always came running back apologizing and asking for him to take her back)
    finally he met someone who was there for him every time she acted out this way, perhaps a long time female friend who was the one she was jealous of the whole time. Anyhow the last time she broke up with him he found solace in some other woman's arms and would not take her back this time and couldn't believe how she would cry to him and say it was all his fault though it was her who drove him into another women's arms. The lesson was not his to learn but her's.
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    UnregisteredJan 25, 2012 at 8:04 pm
    He was with a girl an thought her to be his everything. But he found himself a new girl who was understanding and loved him. The first girl blames him entirely and sees no fault in her ways but her ways are the thing that tore ten apart. He wasn't himself with her. He didn't love her anymore.
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    DoublemindedmanJun 30, 2011 at 5:33 pm
    The antichrist thought he was tricking the son of man when he told him to alter history after the sacrifice. but the son of man liked rock and roll and weed so he planted the idea in the devils mind to afflict a certain man with illness so he could carry the souls of his followers. little did they know it was the true son of man they were entering. ? ha ha

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