You leave with the tide
And I can't stop you leaving
Like in the poem “The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls”, everything comes to an end, the tide falling, or “leaving”, representing that.
And just like you can’t stop the falling tide, you can’t stop someone from up and hoppin' out of your life.
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