The Last Good-Bye

Written by Doug Harvey

Something has happened
And things aren’t the same
We can’t keep playing
The same old game
I don’t want to hurt you
But I don’t want to lie
I fear that it’s time
For the last goodbye

We’re both so uncertain
We know something’s wrong
We’ve kept on trying
Though we’ve known all along
Deep in our hearts
Something has died
And now all that’s left
Is the last goodbye

I know I don’t give you
The things that you need
I don’t quite agree with
Your image of me
I don’t really care to
And I don’t really try
I know in my bones that it’s time
For the last goodbye

First comes the pleasure
And then comes the pain
One day it’s sunshine
The next day it’s rain
The leaves start to fall
The snow starts to fly
You feel cold and small
It’s the last goodbye

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