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Circus of silence down at our feet
Paper cut tigers starting to bleed
Hang from your tightrope above the mess
Just say you're sorry, no more no less
Words you won't use, you don't feel them like I do
Show will be over soon

It's not the curtain closing causing us to call it a day
I want to walk away too
But I want you to say you are sorry
I'm not the one who went and made a mistake
I want to walk away too
But I want you to say you are sorry

I used to believe that the storybook's true
Now I don't need it, at least not with you
So if you see him, the man 'neath the mask
Tell him I'm leaving and not looking back
Words are no use, you don't need them like I do
Show will be over soon

It's not the curtain closing causing us to call it a day
I want to walk away too
But I want you to say you are sorry
I'm not the one who went and made a mistake
I want to walk away too
But I want you to say you're sorry

I want the one word that you refuse to say to me
You're so good at giving me responsibility
I wash my hands clean and let you watch me as I go
I'm sorry for you, just so you know

It's not the curtain closing causing us to call it a day
I want to walk away too
But I want you to say you are sorry
I'm not the one who went and made a mistake
I want to walk away too
But I want you to say you're sorry



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    UnregisteredApr 4, 2012 at 5:17 am
    Love this song i was being used by a bad guy who made me feel on my high.. Than eventually proved to be all these things that came up as lies..
    Thank u sara i am in love your music..
  • U
    UnregisteredMar 31, 2012 at 5:31 pm
    This song really relates to me and the lyrics are amazing and fit the song well, i could listen to it all dat, thumbs up sara.
  • U
    UnregisteredMar 6, 2012 at 5:19 am
    Yeah sara really know how to satirize the couple through a song. Open your ears and listen carefully this song boy :''')
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 12, 2012 at 5:45 pm
    I never had speak to me, i ve had an abusive relationship and this song sings to me only i feel like that ... Thank you sara

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