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Writing On The Wall lyrics

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Social Distortion – Writing On The Wall lyrics

There was a time when you were proud
You looked up to me with big eyes...
And I could do no wrong
There's something inside, that's clearly tearing
Both of us apart
Ooh ooh there's something inside

I wonder where you are tonight
And what you did with your day...
Can't find the words to say
Did you feel the sun?
Did you feel the warmness of my heart?
Ooh ooh did you feel at all?

Chorus:
They say if you love someone
You gotta let them go
And if they return to you
That's surely how you'll know
Ooh ooh, I can read the writing on the wall
Ooh ooh, but I can't let go

Repeat Chorus

I'm hopelessly aware
Of the good and bad traits we share
It's like looking at myself
And I know that at times
I could've handled things differently
Ooh ooh, but know my intentions were well

Repeat Chorus



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    UnregisteredMay 6, 2012 at 4:42 am
    I used to think this song was about a woman. I always saw my now ex-wife. But reading and parenting, I've come to think it's a song to his son. I think about my dad and how alike we were. Good and bad, and how the demons that killed him, almost killed me. Having sons I know that feeling "there was a time when you were proud... " losing the relationship with a woman is hard, watching the relationship with your son struggle is harder.

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