The Girl from Yesterday Lyrics

by The Eagles

It wasn't really sad the way they said goodbye
Or maybe it just hurt so bad, she couldn't cry
He packed his things, walked out the door and drove away
And she became the girl from yesterday

He took a plane across the sea to some foreign land
She stayed at home and tried so hard to understand
How someone who had been so close could be so far away
And she became the girl from yesterday

She doesn't know what's right, she doesn't know what's wrong
She only knows the pain that comes from waiting so long
And she doesn't count the teardrops that she's cried while he's away
Because she knows deep in her heart that he'll be back someday

The light's on in the window, she's waiting by the phone
Talking to a memory that's never coming home
She dreams of his returning and the things that he might say
But she'll always be the girl from yesterday
Yeah, she'll always be the girl from yesterday