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What You Didn’t Say Lyrics

"What You Didn’t Say" was written by Carpenter, Mary Chapin.
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(Mary-Chapin Carpenter)

I can read your eyes just like a book
You tell me different but I know that look
And I don't have to guess what's between the lines
So what in the world am I still doing here
You push me away when I get too near
Saying love's too simple to analyze

So why do I feel confused
Why do I feel so used
Like a worn-out thought you threw away
It wasn't what you said
It's what you didn't say

Where are the windows where are the doors
I haven't the key to your heart anymore
I haven't a clue to what's gone wrong
'Cause you look at me sometimes as if I weren't there
You say you're listening but you never hear
The strain of silence have grown so strong

I never wanted to doubt you
But I'd be better off without you
I'm no good at looking the other way
It wasn't what you said
It's what you didn't say

So look at me one last time
With eyes that still know hot to shine
Hold me like you won't let go
But you let go anyway

No one belongs where they're not
You're just a ghost and my heart is haunted
When I said goodbye
You didn't even beg to stay
It wasn't what you said
It's what you didn't say
No baby it wasn't what you said

Songwriters
Carpenter, Mary Chapin

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