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Skillet – One Day Too Late lyrics

Tick tock hear the clock countdown
Wish the minute hand could be rewound
So much to do and so much I need to say
Will tomorrow be too late

Feel the moment slip into the past
Like sand through an hourglass
In the madness I guess I just forget
To do all the things I said

Time passes by
Never thought I'd wind up
One step behind
Now I've made my mind up

Today I'm gonna try a little harder
Gonna make every minute last longer
Gonna learn to forgive and forget
'Cause we don't have long, gonna make the most of it

Today I'm gonna love my enemies
Reach out to somebody who needs me
Make a change, make the world a better place
'Cause tomorrow could be one day too late
One day too late
One day too late

Tick tock hear my life pass by
I can't erase and I can't rewind
Of all the things I regret the most I do...
Wish I'd spent more time with you

Here's my chance for a new beginning
I saved the best for a better ending
And in the end I'll make it up to you, you'll see
You'll get the very best of me

Your time is running out
You're never gonna get it back
Make the most of every moment
Stop saving the best for last

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    The singer in this song has a bunch of regret. Some thing in the past happend that he wished didn't. The gurl that he truley loved he lets go; but the thing that he did wrong was he didn't fight for her to win her back he just let her go. And now sitting back in his lonesomeness he realises that he let some thing good go, he finally realises that he had a good thing. He had a good love, but he realised it too late. "so heres my chance ro a new begginig, i saved the best for a better ending, and in the end ill make it up to you, youll see youll get the very best of me". Now hes willing to fight and proove his love. Then the bridge. " your time is running out you're never gonna get ti bavk make the most of every moment stop saving the best for last... " its like hes talking about his self. Hes putting his self down like the whole world is on his sholders. But then again he knows that if he doesn't step up now and tell her how he feels he may never get another chance. So tomorrow will be a day too late. "one day too late".
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  • WritersRuleTheWorld
    'Make a change, Make the world a better place, cuz tomorrow could be one day too late. ' You never know how much time you have left so live your life and live it out loud. Make the most of everything, don't hate just love, make the world better, rock on! ^_^ Who knows if you'll have tomorrow? At least you have right now. Make it count.
    ~I Despise My Screen Name~.
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