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I love you but I can’t remember why
Stars fallin’ from high forgotten sky
I was a one-line wonder in my own love song

I keep a little journal by my bed
Dreams help me find the words I haven’t said
Like when a little girlie said goodbye to me

From behind a screen door
I won’t see her again I’m sure
Didn’t I say I need you
I tried to move on but I can’t
I tried to think of bad times
Good memories are all I have

I love you but I can’t remember why
I’d love to find a reason to deny
I was a one-hit wonder in my own hometown

And I guess I might have made a few mistakes
But maybe that’s exactly what it takes
To get a little happy in this big sad world

How many have you made
And which of those have you laid on down to die
Well didn’t I say I need you
I tried to move on but I can’t
I tried to think of bad times
Good memories are all I have



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    UnregisteredMay 23, 2012 at 7:09 pm
    This song, is lyrically the most beautiful song by the avett brothers in my opinion. It's explaining how they can't keep away from a girl, even though they don't remember why they want to keep her. It has sucha maliflous tune, and the words are so sweet, I can't help but shed a ew tears every time I hear the song. It's beautiful.

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