Wasted Time Lyrics

Well baby, there you stand
With your little head, down in your hand
Oh, my God, you can't believe
It's happening again
your baby's gone, and you're all alone
and it looks like the end.

And you're back out on the street.
And you're tryin' to remember.
How will you start it over?
You don't know if you can.
You don't care much for a stranger's touch,
but you can't hold your man.

You never thought you'd be alone
this far down the line
And I know what's been on your mind
You're afraid it's all been wasted time

The autumn leaves have got you thinking
about the first time that you fell
You didn't love the boy too much, no, no
you just loved the boy too well, farewell
So you live from day to day, and you dream
about tomorrow, oh.

And the hours go by like minutes
and the shadows come to stay
So you take a little something
to make them go away
And I could have done so many things, baby
If I could only stop my mind from wonderin' what
I left behind and from worrying 'bout this wasted time

Ooh, another love has come and gone
Ooh, and the years keep rushing on
I remember what you told me
before you went out on your own:
"Sometimes to keep it together,
you got to leave it alone."

So you can get on with your search, baby,
and I can get on with mine
And maybe someday we will find,
that it wasn't really wasted time
Mm, hm
Oh hoo, ooh, ohh,
Ooh, ooh, mm

these lyrics are last corrected by CicelyFex

Songwriter(s): Don Henley, Glenn Lewis Frey, Jim Norman, Andre Palle Andersen
Copyright: Red Cloud Music Co., Warner/Chappell Music Denmark A/S, Cass County Music, Red Cloud Music
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Meaning to "Wasted Time" (2 meanings)
Jimmy B 12/23/12,15:01

Henley wrote this song for long-term live-in girlfriend after they broke up. She could not tolerate ongoing other women in his life before and during their relationship. She neither drank or did drugs and is today famous jewelry designer. Looks like she handled the breakup very well. I also enjoy Henley's music...a fellow Texan.
mommy not sorry 12/10/12,14:41

omg listened to this with the most painful marriage, fighting xhus addictions and betrayls but babe nothing was wasted as she our bunny came just for me and baby that was not wasted time live loved n laughed we found peace finally apart
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