Standing on the brink of disaster,
I'm faced with that old decision again.
Will I or won't I take you back into my life?
If I say yes, there are no guarantees;
We can't be sure anything will be different
Than all the times before.
Every time we try to work things out,
One or both of us gets hurt
And I don't feel ready to take that risk.
So, my friend, when I say goodbye,
This time you must know it is forever.
© 1982 TDD