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I don't understand, why?
See it's burning me to hold onto this
I know this is something I gotta do
But that don't mean I want to

What I'm trying to say is that I love you, I just
I feel like this is coming to an end and its better for me to
Let it go now than hold on and hurt you
I gotta let it burn

It's gonna burn for me to say this
But it's comin' from my heart
It's been a long time coming
But we didn't been fell apart

Really wanna work this out
But I don't think you're gonna change
I do but you don't
Think it's best we go our separate ways

Tell me why I should stay in this relationship
When I'm hurting, baby?, I ain't happy, baby
Plus there's so many other things I gotta deal with
I think that you should let it burn

When the feeling ain't the same
And your body don't want to
But you know gotta let it go
'Cause, the party ain't jumpin' like it used to

Even though this might bruise you
Let it burn
Let it burn you gon' learn
Gotta let it burn

Deep down you know
It's best for yourself but you
Hate the thought of her being with someone else
But you know that it's over

We knew it was through
Let it burn
Let it burn
Gotta let it burn

Sendin' pages I ain't supposed to
Got somebody here but I want you
Cause the feelin ain't the same find myself
Callin' her your name

Ladies tell me do you understand?
And all my fellas do you feel my pain?
It's the way I feel
I know I made a mistake

Now it's too late
I know she ain't comin' back
What I gotta do now
To get my shorty back

Oh, man I don't know what I'm gonna do without my boo
You've been gone for too long
It's been fifty-leven days, um-teen hours
I'mma be burnin' till you return

When the feeling ain't the same
And your body don't want to
But you know gotta let it go
'Cause, the party ain't jumpin' like it used to

Even though this might bruise you
Let it burn
Let it burn you gon' learn
Gotta let it burn

Deep down you know
It's best for yourself but you
Hate the thought of her being with someone else
But you know that it's over

We knew it was through
Let it burn
Let it burn
Gotta let it burn

I'm twisted 'cause one side of me is tellin' me
That I need to move on
On the other side I wanna break down and cry, oh
I'm twisted 'cause one side of me is tellin' me
That I need to move on
On the other side I wanna break down and cry, yeah

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, can ya feel me burnin'?
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
So many days, so many hours
I'm still burnin' till you return

When the feeling ain't the same
And your body don't want to
But you know gotta let it go
'Cause, the party ain't jumpin' like it used to

Even though this might bruise you
Let it burn
Let it burn you gon' learn
Gotta let it burn

Deep down you know
It's best for yourself but you
Hate the thought of her being with someone else
But you know that it's over

We knew it was through
Let it burn
Let it burn
Gotta let it burn



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    yuppitsmeSep 1, 2009 at 11:57 pm
    Usher is in love with this girl and his relationship is not working out...so he decides it would be best to end it even though he doesnt want to he knows that in his heart its the right thing to do. after he feels that he cant be wiith another person so his heart is burning to be with her but is
    "twisted" up because he knows he should just move on even though it burns him
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    thekeanakzMay 16, 2010 at 8:30 am
    this has been my LSS ., even though this song does not depict my love life now but i like this song so much.. :D

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