You know I couldn’t bear
To see you here this way
I’m sorry, I guess that’s all
That I can say
And you can blame me all you like
I know I deserve it
I know I couldn’t bear
To see you go

So hurt me all you’d like to hurt
You know your rights from wrong
Think I’ve learned to hate you
‘Cause I write a bitter song
You think I’ve never known you
But I’ve known you all along

You knew I couldn’t bear
To stand here in this way
I’m sorry, I guess that’s all
That I can say
And if you hurt the way I’d like
I know you deserve it
I knew I couldn’t bear
To see you go

So hurt me all you’d like to hurt
You know your rights from wrong
Think I’ve learned to hate you
‘Cause I write a bitter song
You think I’ve never known you
But I’ve known you all along