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Written By Philip Simondet

CHORUS:

this is not a cry for help

no, this is just a cry

I would have died for you

now I just want to die

love was lying next to you

now love is just a lie

love is just the past tense of pain


things were better when they were plural

now I’m all alone in this lonely world

prefer the pronouns us and we

but all I have is I and me

I wish I could say I will have learned from this

but fuck future perfect, perfect futures don’t exist

love is just the past tense of pain


so I’m not begging you to fix me

I’m just asking you to kiss me

so I can forget that I’m broken for a while


CHORUS


the best way to get over someone

is to get under someone else

said the girl who’d been under everyone

but couldn’t get over herself

so now I am on a mission

to give the word single a definition

that’s more than just a synonym for alone


so I’m not begging you to love me

I’m just asking you to fuck me

so I can forget that I’m lonesome for a while


CHORUS