You Were The Best

from Between Earth and Heaven by James Delsono

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When we met, first time, that Sunday morning,
That first time you softly looked at me,
I felt my eyes slowly filling up with tears
And, for some reason, I could no longer see.

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I can't fall in love, baby
My soul's an empty nest
I can't fall in love, baby ...
My mind simply won't rest ...

For I can't love another
My heart won't take no guest
And I can't love no other
For you were simply the best.

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Sitting here, visiting old memories ...
It's been many years since I first saw your face
It's been e'er so long since I looked in your eyes ...
Felt you close in a mutual tight embrace.

Women come and go ... with passing glances,
Smiling back, I let them go, each one ...
I am grateful for all the second chances ...
But my mind, my heart, my soul are done.

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I can't fall in love, baby
My soul's an empty nest
I can't fall in love, baby ...
My mind simply won't rest ...

I can't love another
My heart won't take no guest;
I can't love no other
For you were simply the best.

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Many years have passed since we first met
Many years will pass 'till I see you once more
But, until the day does arrive,
I will ever love you as before.

Stunning roses do remind me of you
Their perfume of your heavenly scent ...
Travelling ever, we will be, once more,
You, my lady ... and I, your gent.

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I can't fall in love, baby
My soul's an empty nest;
I can't fall in love, baby ...
My mind simply won't rest ...

I can't love another
My heart won't take no guest;
I can't love no other
For you were simply the best.

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from Between Earth and Heaven, released March 1, 2021

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