Sometimes circumstances get in the way
As surely as night follows day
That’s the way it was when we were twenty-three
You seemed aloof; you did not want me
But now you tell me after all these years…
I could’ve had you then
Had I tried a little harder, been a little smarter
We were too circumspect; we did not quite connect
I didn’t know when I’d pass your way again
Now we’re quite a bit older, quite a bit wiser
No need to be such serious analyzers
So here I am and here you are
So near, yet so far; this time…, I’m trying harder
You went your way and I went mine
We’ve been married how many times?
Well, who cares; that’s all in the past
We’ve got love; let’s make it last
After all these years, I still can’t believe…
If I could turn back the clock, I would
How I wish I had not misunderstood
This time, girl, I’m trying harder
Words & Music by Don Tomlinson
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Mood: Sentimental; Poignant
Key: G / BPM: 100 / Length: 3:59