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That's All You Need To Know
by Lorena Evans

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All You Need To Know

She was coming out the door with her suitcase,
Tonight, when I got home from the bar.
She didnít even stop to look my way,
just walked over, and put it in the car.

Then she went back in to get her jacket and keys,
and when I asked her where she was going,
she turned around and looked at me;
and said,

CHORUS: ďIím going as far away from you as I can get,
Iím tired of living with regret;
I may head down to Dallas,
or up to Tupelo,
But Darliní, thatís all you need to know.Ē

She must have seen by my reaction,
that I didnít understand;
thatís when she walked over,
and put a letter in my hand.

She said ďnow you can read this,
whenever you get the time,
but Iím not waiting around,
and wasting anymore of mineĒ.
Then she said,
(repeat chorus)

Well, when I read those words,
my heart fell to the floor;
She said I threw our love away,
and she wouldnít be coming home no more.

and she said,
(Repeat Chorus)

Yah, she said thatís all I need to know.

Copyright©2002 Marjorie L. Carpenter
June 29, 2002, 6:23 PM

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Reviewed by Lori Moore 7/26/2002
Great write. I would love to hear this.

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