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On the other side of a street I knew
Stood a girl that looked like you
I guess that's deja vu
But I thought this can't be true
Cause you moved to west L.A or New York or Santa Fe
Or where ever to get away from me

Oh but that one night
Was more than just right
I didn't leave you cause I was all through
Oh I was overwhelmed and frankly scared as hell
Because I really fell for you

Oh I swear to you
I'll be there for you
This is not a drive by I-I-I-I
Just a shy guy looking for a two ply
Hefty bag to hold my I-I-I-I love
When you move me everything is groovy
They don't like it sue me
The way you do me
Oh I swear to ya
I'll be there for ya
This is not a drive by

On the other side of a downward spiral
My love for you went viral
And I loved you every mile you drove away
But now here you are again
So let's skip the "how you been"
And get down to the "more than friends" at last

Oh but that one night
Is still the highlight
I didn't need you until I came to

Oh I was overwhelmed and frankly scared as hell
Because I really fell for you

Oh I swear to ya
I'll be there for ya
This is not a drive by
Just a shy guy looking for a 2 ply
Hefty bag to hold my love
When you move me everything is groovy
They don't like it sue me
The way you do me
Oh I swear to ya
I'll be there for ya
This is not a drive by

Please believe that when I leave
There's nothing up my sleeve but love for you
And a little time to get my head together too

On the other side of a street I knew
Stood a girl that looked like you
I guess that's deja vu
But I thought this can't be true
Cause

Oh I swear to ya
I'll be there for ya
This is not a drive by
Just a shy guy looking for a two ply
Hefty bag to hold my love
When you move me everything is groovy
They don't like it sue me
The way you do me
Oh I swear to ya
I'll be there for ya
This is not a drive by



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    UnregisteredFeb 1, 2014 at 9:40 pm
    It means that he really cares for a girl but he is unfortunately very shy he could not show it so she thought he didn't care for her and left him. So he tries to explain to her why the heck he was acting the way he did and looking for a new chance to have something that he considers might be good and long, it does not show about the couple but I sure hope that girl loved him in the end. He does confess his feeling for her I think she might actually love gum because he was actually brave enough to do a thing like that so I guess that couple was in the end happily married. Ok so got to get back to school work well that was pretty hard to write about so umm. I hope someday I might find some one who is do awesome sweet plus cute who actually cares for me that might not be possible but It's a dream and some might not be meant to come true I guess every thing is decided by fate. Well you can contact me anytime on Movie Star Planet add and friend me by searching and looking up on friends Sparklegirl1029 exactly how it's spelt amd please friend me plus give me an autograph I hope you have a wonderful day and find some one who will care, Heart to the world, Peace out!
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    UnregisteredMay 20, 2012 at 2:00 pm
    I guess he really loves the girl and was scared of how much he loved her so he ran away and she was angry at him but he's realised his mistake so he wants to get back with her and love her more than ever :) just my interpration
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    UnregisteredMay 19, 2012 at 7:30 pm
    After a few dates he fell for her, but she thought he just saw it as a quick thing, a drive by. The song is about him pleading with her to believe that he loves her and wants her to know she's not just a drive by to him.
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    UnregisteredMay 15, 2012 at 9:19 pm
    A guy has a one night stand with a girl that he really doesnt like and ends up falling in love with her... But she keeps getting farther away from his grasp... So now hes realizing he loves her in spite of his fears and hes trying to convince her and himself of that... Awesome song!!!
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    UnregisteredMay 28, 2012 at 1:55 pm
    I believe it is about a man who slept with a girl as a one night stand situation, but started to have feelings for her the next day, which scared him and he didn't know how to handle his feelings and he disappeared. I believe she loved him as well and so when he disappeared she decided to disappear as well because she was sad he didn't love her as she loved him. She might have come back to see friends or family and he sees her again and confesses his feelings for her and that he won't leave her.

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