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Long were the nights when my days once revolved around you
Counting my footsteps, praying the floor won't fall through
Again
And my mother accused me of losing my mind
But I swore I was fine
You paint me a blue sky
And go back and turn it to rain
And I lived in your chess game but you changed the rules everyday
Wonderin' which version of you I might get on the phone
Tonight
Well I stopped picking up and this song is to let you know why
Dear John, I see it all now that you're gone
Don't you think I was too young to be messed with?
The girl in the dress cried the whole way home
I should've known
Well maybe it's me and my blind optimism to blame
Maybe it's you and you're sick need to give love and take it away
And you'll add my name to your long list of traitors who don't understand
And I'll look back and regret how I ignored when they said run as fast as you can
Dear John, I see it all now that you're gone
Don't you think I was too young to be messed with?
The girl in the dress cried the whole way home
Dear John, I see it all now, it was wrong
Don't you think 19's too young to be played by your dark twisted games
When I loved you so
I should have known
You are an expert at "sorry"
And keeping lines blurry
Never impressed by me acing your tests
All the girls that you've run dry have tired, lifeless eyes
Cause you burned them out
But I took your matches before fire could catch me
So don't look now
I'm shining like fireworks over your sad empty town...
Dear John, I see it all now that you're gone
Don't you think I was too young to be messed with?
The girl in the dress cried the whole way home
I see it all now that you're gone
Don't you think I was too young to be messed with?
The girl in the dress wrote you a song
You should've known
You should've known
Don't you think I was too young?
You should've known...



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    UnregisteredJan 16, 2012 at 12:30 am
    This song represents how a girl can date someone older & how the older guy begins to take advantage of her. He makes her fall in love with him then after he has her where he wants to. He begins to mess with her & break her heart like he did to the long list of girls he's already done that to. P. S this song is written about john mayer & how he did all of that to taylor swift.
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    UnregisteredJan 15, 2012 at 6:29 am
    It is the song that perfectly fits into my life and seems as if i wrote this song ... Its very tough when the one you thought was the 'one' is actually the most fake one who dint even love you ...
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    UnregisteredJan 12, 2012 at 8:26 pm
    Dear john to me.. Is the journey of forgetting someone who built you up then broke your heart.. Its a hard journey, but when you finally hit that point of being able to feel the emotions attatched to the pain of the break, but at the same time, you feel them making you stronger, pushing you forward.. Moving on
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    Mackenzie23Jun 6, 2011 at 1:49 pm
    In my mind the meaning to this song is about an opinionated man (aka John or in my version my dad Ron.). Whatever you do for this person is never good enough for him, but you always keep trying to impress them. You always have to watch your step, when you speak or do any action for this person. If the "floor" does break you have to do so much for that person to make up for the thingyou might have done. Although, the person you try to make happy is horriable you still have an optismistic view and you hope that one day this person will soon wake up and actually be a person not some monster. But, YOU soon wake up and realize that this person is no good and all he does is bring pain and misery to your life.
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    ihearttaylorswiftDec 8, 2010 at 2:20 pm
    This song is awesome. it struck me bull's eye. oh well, this is the most applicable song to my present situation.. Taylor Swift never did disappoint me. she got it all!! she describes this guy in my life so perfectly perfect. from his name up to his personality and what happened to us. bittersweet.

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