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Broke My heart with a picture



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Wed Jan 04, 2012 10:50 am
dasiamari says...



Spoiler! :
Kind of venting song lyrics that need work


I stare in disbelief
This is what
you hid from me?

You could have just told me.
But you left me to figure it out.

I really thought you cared
So I guess its not your fault.
I assumed to much.
And that's why I fall.

But I'm the girl you
said you loved.
You never promised
me forever.

I thought it was understood.

You broke my heart with a picture.
And I just can't believe
Thats you did this to me.

Well its out.
They laugh behind my back.
Its on the internet
You made sure of that.
You made me a fool.

You broke my heart with a picture
And I just can't believe
You did this to me.

The girl you said you loved.

I guess I assumed to much.
Last edited by dasiamari on Wed Jan 04, 2012 9:09 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:24 pm
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LemonyIce says...



Hey Dasia!

This song was really good. I actually formed a tune in my head to go along with it and it sounds amazing. What I want to suggest to you is this:

You could have just told me. (I think these two could just be one line, because it sounds better that way.)
But you left me to figure it out. (Same thing for these two.)


That's what I have to say for these lines.

I really thought you cared
So I guess its not your fault.
I assumed too much.
And that's why I fall.


You broke my heart with a picture.
And I just can't believe
Thats you did this to me.


This was, by far, my favourite stanza.

I guess I assumed too much.


Also, I think you could've arranged the poem in parts. (I'm not much of a lyricist so I don't know what they're called.) Like this:

Verse 1
I stare in disbelief
This is what
you hid from me?

You could have just
told me.
But you left
me to figure it.

Verse 2
I really thought you cared
So I guess its not your fault.
I assumed to much.
And that's why I fall.

But I'm the girl you
said you loved.
You never promised
me forever.

I thought it was understood.

Chorus
You broke my heart with a picture.
And I just can't believe
Thats you did this to me.

Bridge
Well its out.
They laugh behind my back.
Its on the internet
You made sure of that.
You made me a fool.

You broke my heart with a picture
And I just can't believe
You did this to me.


Repeat Chorus

End
The girl you said you loved.

I guess I assumed to much.


Something like that. Besides that, I love the emotion in this song. It's really beautiful. <3

~HPR~
I'd rather waltz than just walk through the forest.
The trees keep the tempo and they sway in time.
Quartet of crickets chime in for the chorus.
If I were to pluck on your heart strings would you strum on mine?

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Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:16 am
JabberHut says...



Hello again, Dasia!

I like where this song is going! The story is there, and we have some very nice imagery and details given to us to help flesh out the story behind the lyrics. I also really like your chorus. It flowed very nicely and was quite catchy!

dasiamari wrote:I stare in disbelief
This is what
you hid from me?

You could have just told me.
But you left me to figure it out.

I really thought you cared
So I guess its not your fault.
I assumed to much.
And that's why I fall.


I think this is probably the weakest part of your lyrics, especially since it's right in the beginning. It's remarkably vague and takes a long time before the listener finally gets an idea what's going on. The third stanza in the quote is really just a lot of.. whining, I guess? Very hurt, desperate whining. There's not much to read between the lines, so the stanza itself doesn't serve any significant purpose. Perhaps modify this section to better allude with more details to what happened OR details to describe the... image/position/something. I'm not quite sure. xD I just know it didn't do much for me.

But I'm the girl you
said you loved.
You never promised
me forever.

I thought it was understood.

You broke my heart with a picture.
And I just can't believe
Thats you did this to me.


I like this part! There's more pretty lines, metaphors, and better use of vocabulary. :D And the chorus. Omg, I love your chorus.

Well its out.
They laugh behind my back.
Its on the internet
You made sure of that.
You made me a fool.

You broke my heart with a picture
And I just can't believe
You did this to me.


This is much like the first quote -- lots of whining. The first stanza in this quote is actually better than the previous quote, but the tone of it is still whiny or... rude/angry enough to put me off as the reader/listener. I think it's probably just pernosal preference when it comes to music? I like to express the tone and emotion through the music while the lyrics are like the ice cream on the cake. Some people see it the other way around, depending a lot on the lyrics in carrying the strong emotion and the music is just glitter in the background.

The girl you said you loved.

I guess I assumed to much.


Loved the end. :)

I didn't have much overallcomments since I was a bit torn! There were really good moments with an equal balance of weak spots. It's certainly not one of your best works, but I think you could do something with the idea. I really do, and I think this is a great start for that.

Keep writing!

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