Second Best Lover

Sometimes, in your eyes
I see the past
And I canít help but wonder-
When you touch me,
Is it her skin you want to feel-
And when you kiss me,
Is it her lips you wish to taste-
Am I the second best lover-
Eclipsed by the one already taken from you.

You say you love me
And I know itís true
But I know you loved her too.
Am I the second best lover-
Eclipsed by the one already taken from you.

When I see the memories
Reflected in the windows to your soul
I canít help but wonder-
When I lay beside you,
Is it her body you feel-
And when I stroke your back
Is it her fingers that do the touching-
Am I the second best lover-
Eclipsed by the one already taken from you.

You say you love me
And I know itís true
But I know you loved her too.
Am I the second best lover-
Eclipsed by the one already taken from you.

As we lay together
In the warm afterglow
And you look into my eyes
Is it my face you truly see-
And as we twine together
And when you hear my cries
Is it her or me-
That repeats your name.
Am I the second best lover-
Eclipsed by the one already taken from you.

You say you love me
And I know itís true
But I know you loved her too.
Am I the second best lover-
Eclipsed by the one already taken from you.
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