Better As A Memory

Album: Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates (2007)
Charted: 46
  • I move on like a sinner's prayer
    Letting go like a levee breaks
    Walk away as if I don't care
    Learn to shoulder my mistakes
    I'm built to fade like your favorite song
    I get reckless when there's no need
    Laugh as your stories ramble on
    Break my heart but it won't bleed
    My only friends are pirates, it's just who I am
    I'm better as a memory than as your man

    I'm never sure when the truth won't do
    I'm pretty good on a lonely night
    I move on the way a storm blows through
    I never stay, but then again, I might
    I struggle sometimes to find the words
    Always sure until I doubt
    Walk a line until it blurs
    Build the walls too high to climb out
    I'm honest to a fault, it's just who I am
    I'm better as a memory than as your man

    I see you lean in, you're bound to fall
    I don't wanna be that mistake
    I'm just a dreamer, nothing more
    You should know it before it gets too late

    'Cause good-bye's are like a roulette wheel
    You never know where they're gonna land
    First you're spinning, then you're standing still
    Left holding a losing hand
    One day you're gonna find someone
    Right away, you'll know it's true
    That all of your seeking's done
    Was just a part of the passing through
    Right there in that moment
    You'll finally understand
    That I was better as a memory than as your man
    Better as a memory than as your man Writer/s: Lady Goodman, Scooter Carusoe
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Bluewater Music Corp.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • No Longer Her Man from In Her Memory I wanted to be her man. Forever. Never wanted to be a memory. But here I am. Alone.
  • Lisa from Oshkosh, WiI see his face everytime I hear it...because it's exactly how he always felt. man, I miss him...
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