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Time to tell me the truth
To burden your mouth for what you say
No pieces of paper in the way
Cause I can't continue pretending to choose
These opposite sides on which we fall
Loving you late as if at all
No right minds could wrong be this many times

My memory is cruel
Queen of attention to details
Defending intentions if he fails
Until now, he told me her name
It sounded familiar in a way
I could have sworn I'd heard him say it ten thousand times
Oh if only I had been listening

Leave unsaid unspoken
Eyes wide shut unopened
You and me
Always between the lines
Between the lines

I thought I thought I was ready to bleed
That we'd move from the shadows on the wall
And stand in the center of it all
Too late two choices to stay or to leave
Mine was so easy to uncover
He'd already left with the other
So I've learned to listen through silence

Leave unsaid unspoken
Eyes wide shut unopened
You and me always be
You and me always be...

I tell myself all the words he surely meant to say
I'll talk until the conversation doesn't stay
Oh wait for me I'm almost ready
When he meant let go

Leave unsaid unspoken
Eyes wide shut unopened
You and me
Always be
You and me
Always between the lines
Between the lines
Between the lines...



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    UnregisteredAug 8, 2012 at 6:14 pm
    He said he wasn't ready to commit, but he really just wasn't in love anymore. He found someone else, and left her. Underneath it, she knew what was going on (she read between the lines) but she didn't want to admit that things were over until she had to.
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    UnregisteredJan 5, 2012 at 3:27 am
    Wanting to hear the truth from him and getting everything out in the open but also wanting to stay ignorant of it all because it's easier to deal with the unspoken. It's easier to just stay teetering on the brink of getting your heart broken and staying oblivious to the obvious.

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