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I've been ignoring this big lump in my throat
I shouldn't be crying, tears were for the weaker days
I'm stronger, now what, so I say
But something's missing

Whatever it is, it feels like
It's laughing at me through the glass of a two-sided mirror
Whatever it is, it's just laughing at me
And I just wanna scream

What now? I just can't figure it out
What now? I guess I'll just wait it out
What now? Whoa, what now?

I found the one, he changed my life
But was it me that changed
And he just happened to come at the right time
I'm supposed to be in love
But I'm numb again

Whatever it is, it feels like
It's laughing at me through the glass of a two-sided mirror
Whatever it is, it's just sitting there laughing at me
And I just wanna scream

What now? I just can't figure it out
What now? I guess I'll just wait it out
What now? Please tell me
What now?

There's no one to call cause I'm just playing games with them all
The more I swear I'm happy, the more that I'm feeling alone
Cause I spent every hour just going through the motions
I can't even get the emotions to come out
Dry as a bone, but I just wanna shout

What now? I just can't figure it out
What now? I guess I'll just wait it out (wait it out)
What now? Somebody tell me
What now?

I don't know where to go
I don't know what to feel
I don't know how to cry
I don't know ow ow why
I don't know where to go
I don't know what to feel
I don't know how to cry
I don't know ow ow why
I don't know where to go
I don't know what to feel
I don't know how to cry
I don't know ow ow why

So what now?



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    UnregisteredDec 4, 2013 at 1:19 pm
    How is this about people? Because in the video she seems possesed! And she says 'shes just playing games with them all' shes never had a stable relationship! 'theres no one to call'. Going through the motions aka rituals?! Come on people open your minds! Either its all fake and just asking for attention or she is talking about being controlled by something bigger (the devil?), asking him 'what now? '.
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    Nontombie Princess MakhumaloJun 3, 2013 at 11:36 pm
    I think the song is great it took my breath away the first time I heard, somehow I could relate to it seems to be talking about being bit confused you know what you want but it seems to be looking at you at times you try to replace it with some1 else but it doesn't help. You tell yourself you stronger now you ignore the pain. You feel something missing yet its not far you wonder what to realy do now.

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