Verse 1: i got all dressed up in the best outfit i could find, with the thought of you running through my mind. i put on my make-up as best as i could, hoping that you would notice me.
i spent three hours on my hair, making sure that it's look simply fair.
at that moment i didn't check to see, but in my state of mind i didn't study the facts it's the only part of me that ever really lacks...
it wasn't then that i'd declare... what makes me think he'll ever notice me?
Chorus- i took off running through the tracks of dust knowing that i simply must not kid myself, with the forver remaining details of the days before i had nothing to reassure myself.
i always and forever knew that i'd always live in the shadow by you.
not thinking of all the things i put myself through by trying so hard to just impress you.
but there was nothing you'd ever do, to give me a clue that you wanted me too.
Verse 2: i looked into my heart that night, thinking of why you would want me too.
but the depressing thought of you made me cry, knowing that my love would never be true.
i just wanted to lie to myself, by telling my soul that i could go on.
why should you ever love me true?
how could i expect that from someone like you?
Verse 3: i sat there quietly, in the depressing thought of tomorrow without you.
i did everything that i could possibly do, but that still leaves me alone in the world.
i sit every night by the telephone waiting for some action to be shown, but everyday is the same waiting for you to make your move, but for the sake of time i stopped foolong myself and i...
Bridge: how could i ever lead myself on... to believe that if i could i might get your approval?
how dumb could i be thinking that you'd ever take the time to see the real me?
how sad could i be if i was willing to give up all i had for you?
how could i ever lead myself on...? why would i need to get your approval?
how dumb could i be thinking that you'd take the time to see the real me?
how sad could i be if i was willing to just take you?