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Where she walks, no flowers bloom
He's the one I see right through
She's the absinthe on my lips
The splinter in my fingertip

But who could do without you?
And who could do without you?

She's the sea I'm sinkin' in
He's the ink under my skin
Sometimes I cain't tell where I am
Where I leave off and he begins

But who could do without you?
And who could do without you?

Oh, we're a pretty, pretty pair
Yes, we are
All, all the king's horses
And all of his men
Couldn't tear us apart, ooh aah ooh

Dancing with a ball and chain
Through it all we still remain
Butterflies around a flame
Till ashes, ashes, we fade away



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    UnregisteredAug 16, 2012 at 5:07 pm
    They're both jaded. She's cynical, he's a liar... But they attract each other b/c... They're the same... Birds of a feather flock together...
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    UnregisteredMar 13, 2012 at 10:47 pm
    I really like this song its so peaceful, i have never come across two people with so much love and peace in every song. U can hear the amount of time and care into each some it just beautiful
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    UnregisteredMar 4, 2012 at 11:38 pm
    This song is the meaning of true love! Love and hate, through thick and thin, you can't not be together ♥
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    UnregisteredMar 4, 2012 at 10:11 pm
    The person you love gets under your skin and that's okay! Because ultimately, you couldn't live without each other. You love each other too much.
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    UnregisteredFeb 16, 2012 at 7:00 pm
    The song is saying i love him or her no matter what. The good the bad the ugly. Through thick and thin. Til death do we part. :)

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