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Break Your Own Heart

A Lesson in Saving Oneself

Brown eyes

Cute smile

Makes you happy

For a while


Forget life

Forget troubles and

Forget why

You have struggles


Just breathe into it

Go on and do it

Just reach inside and —

Don’t undo it


You spent all this time

Building walls, making plans

Making yourself

A better man

Don’t go inside and

Just undo it

Look at how far you’ve come

Screw it


Life’s too short to wait on a fairy tale

Life’s too short to waste any time

What if this time you could have it all

What if this time…


No. Stop.

Don’t give in to this

Madness

It’s been a year and a

Half, yes

You can keep it going on

You have had it from the start

Break your own heart


Blue eyes

Bland smile

You’ve been lonely

Quite a while, but


Great job

Great group of friends

And a new home

The journey never ends


Just go do it

Just breathe into it

Just reach inside and —

Don’t you do it


You’ve gone for this long

Making dreams, chasing goals

Forcing yourself

Out of the savior role


Don’t turn back and

Just reverse it

Don’t get sucked back

Into this curse


Life’s too short to waste on a fairy tale

Life’s too hard to waste time on love

Someday you’ve just gotta wake up and face

The truth of your life


So. Stop.

Don’t give into this madness

It’s been a year and a

Half, yes

You’ve been doing just fine

You’re not falling apart

Break your own heart


Tell yourself it’s not meant to be

Tell yourself it’s not him you see

Tell yourself it’s all going wrong

Don’t waste your breath on one more love song


Tell yourself that he’ll never call

Tell yourself it’s too late to fall

Tell yourself the truth of it all

Break your heart, or you’ll ruin it all


Break your own heart

Before someone else gets the chance

Before you dance your last dance

Before your life falls apart

Break your own heart

Before your judgement is lost

Boy, you remember the cost

Don’t let it happen again


Brown eyes

Cute smile

Makes you happy

For a while

But it’s not real

Let’s not feel

Let’s not start

Break your own heart

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