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Goodbye
Should be sayin' that to you by now, shouldn't I?
Layin' down the law the I live by
Maybe next time

I've got a thick tongue,
Brimming with the words that go unsung
Simmer then the burn for someone,
The wrong one

I tell myself to let the story end,
My heart will rest in someone else's hand
My 'why not me?' philosophy began,
And I say
[Chorus]
Ooh, how'm I gonna get over you?
I'll be alright, just not tonight
Someday, heyyyy I wish you'd want me to stay
I'll be alright, just not tonight,
Someday

Maybe is a vicious little word that can slay me
Keep me when I'm hurting you make me,
Hang from your hands

No more,
I won't beg to buy a shot at your back door
If I acing it at the thought of you, what for?
That's not me anymore

I'm not the girl that I intend to be,
Oh darling, just you wait and see
But this time not for you but just for me,
And I say
[Chorus]
Ooh, how'm I gonna get over you?
I'll be alright, just not tonight
Someday, heyyyy I wish you'd want me to stay
I'll be alright, just not tonight,

Someday, say it's coming soon
Someday, without you
All I can do
Is to get over pass the ghost of you
Wave goodbye to me
Won't say I'm sorry
I'll be alright
Once I find the other side of someday

Ooh, how'm I gonna get over you?
I'll be alright, just not tonight
Someday, heyyy I wish you'd want me to stay
I'll be alright, just not tonight,
Someday



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    UnregisteredJun 11, 2014 at 10:03 pm
    The singer expresses how hard it's for each and every one of us, guys included, to get over that someone who you thought was the one. And now they have broken up, she feels the hurt from the love she once felt for him. Everyone feels this & it's normal and perfectly healthy. To write about it's the best way to move forward as this singer has shown. Let's you sought out your emotions and be honest with yourself about what went wrong. Keeping in mind that it wasn't right for both of you, which is why you are not together.
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    UnregisteredMar 22, 2012 at 4:13 am
    This is so exactly how i feel about me and my ex-boyfriend. It was mutual, our breakup, but i keep feeling like i'm holding on. I know it's meant to be that we break up, but i cant help myself from not being okay. I'm just looking for that someday when i can look at him and not see our past.
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    UnregisteredMar 17, 2012 at 11:35 pm
    I think this song talks about how hard it is to get over you like but at the same time you know isn't the right for you. I mean it talks about how you know you have to get over someone who hurted you but you keep thinking that something could happen and everything would be alright. And you know that someday you'll be over it but the question is how? And how much time is it gonna take?
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    UnregisteredDec 30, 2011 at 4:17 pm
    I think it means " i realize he is not the one, and it´s ok, not the first or last break up, i´ll move on, but give me a brake and let me cry about it tonight"
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    UnregisteredAug 15, 2012 at 7:24 pm
    The girl realize that her boyfriend is notthe right guy for her however she is waiting to get over from him

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