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Ani Difranco – Unrequited lyrics

He had all kind of reasons
Why she was unable to love him
She was just too young
She was too high strung
She was afraid of commitment
But all of the theories
That he recited
Played like the song
Of the unrequited

Baby, how long's it been now
Since you held me to your chest
And told me that you love me
More than all the rest
It's such a shame that you won't talk to me
Cuz I won't repeat after you
I believe that there is more to life
We coulda loved each other through
But I was afraid of commitment
When it came to you

I'll tell you, if there is one instinct
I just can't get with it all
It's the urge to kill something beautiful
Just to hang it on your wall
Are you just too young
Are you too high strung
To actually follow through
On all the love you said you had
Baby I never lied to you

Is all or nothing
The best we can do?

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