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We were both young when I first saw you
I close my eyes
And the flashback starts
I'm standing there
On a balcony in summer air


See the lights
See the party, the ball gowns
See you make your way through the crowd
And say hello, little did I know


That you were Romeo, you were throwing pebbles
And my daddy said stay away from Juliet
And I was crying on the staircase
Begging you please don't go, and I said


Romeo take me somewhere we can be alone
I'll be waiting, all there's left to do is run
You'll be the prince and I'll be the princess
It's a love story baby just say yes

So I sneak out to the garden to see you
We keep quiet cause we're dead if they knew
So close your eyes
Escape this town for a little while


Cause you were Romeo, I was a scarlet letter
And my daddy said stay away from Juliet
But you were everything to me
I was begging you please don't go and I said

Romeo take me somewhere we can be alone
I'll be waiting all there's left to do is run
You'll be the prince and I'll be the princess
It's a love story baby just say yes

Romeo save me, they're tryin to tell me how to feel
This love is difficult, but it's real
Don't be afraid, we'll make it out of this mess
It's a love story baby just say yes


Oh oh

I got tired of waiting
Wondering if you were ever coming around
My faith in you was fading
When I met you on the outskirts of town, and I said

Romeo save me I've been feeling so alone
I keep waiting for you but you never come
Is this in my head? I don't know what to think
He knelt to the ground and pulled out a ring and said

Marry me Juliet
You'll never have to be alone
I love you and that's all I really know
I talked to your dad, go pick out a white dress
It's a love story baby just say yes

Oh, oh,
Oh, oh
Cause we were both young when I first saw you...



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  • MyOwnGrdnAngl143
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    MyOwnGrdnAngl143Jan 26, 2009 at 1:33 am
    Okay everyone who is fighting on here, cut the crap. You guys are all acting like 11-year-olds. Seriously, go on here, read the lyrics. Maybe say "Hey I like this song." Keep your negative opinions to yourself. If someone says something that's calling you out, ignore it! When you reply and say something back, you're just as bad as them, if not worse.
    Urnerds, just drop it. Immature as she might be, she has a right to like the song.
    Icvarlyx411, let it go! Like jeez. Please grow up already. Alright? You're acting like an immature little kid. He didn't even single you out, and you still felt the ridiculously pointless need to advocate for yourself and other people who you don't even know!
    Drop it and stop fighting! Your clogging up the boards.
  • c
    +5
    chocobunnySep 3, 2009 at 11:15 am
    This song is jst downryt adorable!
    Speshally the muzic vid, awww! Taylorz vocalz rock and shes so butiful in classic dress. Its based on romeo and juliet excpt that, um, they both die at da end of the real play. ?
    But taylor is so caring 4 her fanz she would never put sumthin as scary as death in 1 of her songz. Most of her songz are about love but I'm so ok wit dat!
    Excpt "thug story" but dat song kinda not nice. But who am I 2 judge I only read da lyrics 1ce. Ill go read it again den I come bak and tell you iof I liked it. =)
  • l
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    liz85Jun 24, 2009 at 8:53 am
    This song means a lot to me. It's my favourite when I met my ex. When we were together, it became our song as it reminds me so much of him. My dad hates him, we wanted to get married but couldn't. I always thought he is my romeo, and I will run away with him. We would be together forever, no matter what. But of course, it didn't happen, turns out he's a cheater. I guess my dad has his reasons after all. Haha. Fairy tales do happen in real life, I am just not one of the lucky ones. Now that we've broken up, I still miss him dearly and I will still cry every time I listen to this song. Still, I love this song, it's still great. =)
  • z
    +3
    zigzagDec 23, 2009 at 6:58 am
    I just love this song it makes me want to cry cause I always been dreaming of this guy I really love cause I knew him since the 5th grade right now I'm in the 7th iv been dreaming of him to ask me out but I think I still have to be dreaming. So sad I really love this guy I don't know what to do I'm so hope less:(i wish I could do something to go out with him I actually love him it hurts me lots when I see him with an other girl we know each other very well I wish our love would happen:(
  • mutt244
    +3
    mutt244Aug 11, 2009 at 10:09 am
    Man, this is a really (and please don't get angrey with me for this comment but I read it and heard on radio to!). But this is sought of a 'revange' type song. She dated one of the jona brothers and he broke up with her on the phone. She wrote this song pulled in a few millions dollers about 20 billion fans and the rest os for you to think of.
    Love this song and love this artist. Such a great song wonders whats next?
    Btw: jona broters have written a song I think to get back at her not a single. Yet but if it is no chance of beating this masterpiece!
    Bye.

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