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I don't want to talk about it to you
I'm not an open book that you can rifle through
The cold hard truth that you'll see right to
I'm just basket case without you

He's not a magic man or a perfect fit
But had a steady hand and I got used to it
And a glass cage heart and invited me in
And now I'm just a basket case without him

You're begging for the truth
So I'm saying it to you
I've been saving your place
And what good does it do?
Now I'm just a basket case
Now I'm just a basket case

I don't say much and it'll stay that way
You got a steel train touch and I'm just a track you lay
So I'll stay right here underneath you

I'm just a basket case and that what we do

You're begging for the truth
So I'm saying it to you
I've been saving your place
And what good does it do?
Now I'm just a basket case

Won't somebody come on in and tug at my seams?
Oh, send your armies in of robbers and thieves
To steal the state I'm in I don't want it anymore

You're begging for the truth
So I'm saying it to you
I've been saving your place
And what good does it do?
Now I'm just a basket case



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    UnregisteredApr 19, 2012 at 6:38 pm
    I'm torn just like sara in the song: with someone wanting to be with somebody else, knowing that somebody else is not the best for me... Knowing the current someone is not the best either... A basket case!!
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    UnregisteredJan 31, 2012 at 3:07 pm
    A big fan of bareilles' for a long time now, this has not been one of my favorite songs, but i find it growing on me. It is a nice song.

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