‘Love’ is spelled ‘w-o-r-k’

Posted March 4, 2016 at 12:00 am

More Than I Knew

I gave you my heart on a platter

It was stupid

I gave you my life like it mattered

But you took it

I know that people tell me that it’s gonna take time

But time feels like forever when you ain’t by my side


I was young and foolish for breaking the spell

And now it just feels like I’m guilting myself

I found every reason to spin this around

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