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Hey Dad look at me
Think back and talk to me
Did I grow up according
To plan?
Do you think I'm wasting
My time doing things I
Wanna do?
But it hurts when you
Disapprove all along

And now I try hard to make it
I just want to make you proud
I'm never gonna be good
Enough for you
I can't pretend that
I'm alright
And you can't change me

'Cuz we lost it all
Nothing lasts forever
I'm sorry
I can't be Perfect
Now it's just too late
And we can't go back
I'm sorry
I can't be Perfect

I try not to think
About the pain I feel inside
Did you know you used to be
My hero?
All the days
You spent with me
Now seem so far away
And it feels like you don't
Care anymore

And now I try hard to make it
I just want to make you proud
I'm never gonna be good
Enough for you
I can't stand another fight
And nothing' alright

'Cuz we lost it all
Nothing lasts forever
I'm sorry
I can't be Perfect
Now it's just too late
And we can't go back
I'm sorry
I can't be Perfect

Nothing's gonna change
The things that you said
Nothing's gonna make this
Right again
Please don't turn your back
I can't believe it's hard
Just to talk to you
But you don't understand

'Cuz we lost it all
Nothing lasts forever
I'm sorry
I can't be Perfect
Now it's just too late
And we can't go back
I'm sorry
I can't be Perfect

'Cuz we lost it all
Nothing lasts forever
I'm sorry
I can't be Perfect
Now it's just too late
And we can't go back
I'm sorry
I can't be Perfect



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  • XXRepseVXX
    +6
    XXRepseVXXDec 2, 2008 at 2:34 am
    Diz song is really make people feel unhappy.

    (I mean this song make people sad & gonna cry. I don't mean that diz song sucks).

    the music is gr8.this song mean that nothing lasts 4 ever.his dad make him so stress or something like that b cuz he must have let down his father and now he tries to make his dad proud of him and stop ignoring him.
  • j
    +4
    jericah_081908Sep 30, 2008 at 1:31 pm
    gosh!!!
    i love this song...
    it's right!!!
    nobody's perfect..,
    i'm in this situation ryt now!!! but on the other hand, my mom and i were characters involved!!! i hate the way she corrects me evrytime i've done sumthing!!! even if it's not wrong, for her, it's wrong!!! my sister is always right then when it comes to me, i'm wrong!!!
    eventhough it's sad, i already accept that in this world where we live, nobody's perfect!!!
    .., i want to share this quotation for the people who were also in my situation likewise,... "You should be able to appreciate your worth before you wish or wait somebody will do it for you!!!"
    oh dibah? kaya, wg na naten clang pancinin!!! what important is, YOU'RE TRUE!!!
  • c
    +3
    castonguay424Jan 20, 2009 at 2:07 pm
    I always listen to this song when i am sad and i feel like people are against me i listened to after my boyfriend broke up with me. i made him listen to it and he told me maybe i can have another chance. and i did. i got one and now we are happy and closer than ever. this song saved me
  • w
    +3
    whiteangelNov 4, 2008 at 2:21 am
    this song just want to prove that nobody is PERFECT...

    all can made mistakes...

    all of us have errors...

    all of us have wrongs...
  • pooter
    +3
    pooterOct 20, 2008 at 2:03 am
    i love this song!!! ;P

    this song is saying that nobody is perfect and no matter how hard you try to be perfect you can't because nobody is perfect...your only perfect in your own way!!! ;D

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