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I'm on the outside looking in
And I wanna be, and I wanna be back on the inside with you
You are with somebody new and I don't know what to do
'Cause I'm still in love with you

I'm on the outside looking in
I don't wanna be, I don't wanna be left on the outside all alone
Well, I guess I've had my day and you let me go my way
Now it's me who has to pay

I never should have gone away
I never should have gone away and left you like I did
With tears in your eye, oh, I thought you'd take me back
But to my surprise

I'm on the outside looking in
Gotta find a way, gotta find a way back to your heart, dear, once again
Won't you take me back again? I'll be waiting here till then
On the outside looking in

Won't you take me back again? I'll be waiting here till then
On the outside looking in
On the outside looking in, looking in



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