March 24, 1987

Through my life I have seen
missing signals glide past me
And the ones I trap and hold
I really should let go

You can never hurt me with your sneers at lunch
I'll look right past behavior and follow my hunch
You can never forget me in the depth of your dreams
Never forget me, though it ended in screams
My heart of lead will surely melt
Maybe it has from the sadness that's felt
I should have let go

Through my pain I have dreamed
of an end to the tunnel I run in my sleep
The light I keep and hold
I really should let go

You can never end my life with a paper cut
It means you have touched me and I am in luck
You can never forgive nor destroy
Though it ended without a hint of joy
My heart of iron must surely rust
Maybe it has from the loss of your trust
I should have let go

Maybe later I'll see
Mistakes I have been
The ones I live and hold
I really should let go

You cannot find shelter large enough to hide
Nor a bucket that can hold all the tears that you have cried
You can never forget the special way I touched your face
Never forget, though it ended in disgrace
My heart of gold will surely be stolen away
Maybe it happened in a tangle of dismay
I should have let go

Through my life I have seen
People I love desert me
The ones I love and hold
I really should let go

You don't say that you love me
You say you never did
You claim I never loved you
You claim I lied and hid

You can't boil water with your icy stare
In your frigid cavern you still want me there
You can never forget the spark we ignite
Never forget though you're no longer in my sight
My human heart will surely die
Maybe it happened when you wouldn't even try
I should have let go

You say you wanted me for the wrong reason
The heat of our touches the sultry season
To love me is impossible, try as you might
We made lust again last night
We walk away, the walk of shame
We thought forever but played a game
I should have let go