She Didn't Have Time

She Didn't Have Time

Terri Clark

He said, "Goodbye.", from the edge of the porch
Like she'd been some casual friend
He said, "You're better off without me,
I'm not what you need."
Like her mama had said about him.

He started the car, pulled out of the drive
Didn't waste any time looking back
She watched him go, thinking, even a stranger
Would show more compassion than that.

She could've cried, but she didn't have time
She had a baby to feed
A pink blanket to find
To rock their little one to sleep
She could've laid in bed for hours
Giving misery the power
But she didn't have time.

She got a sitter, and she got a job
'Cause she had a promise to keep
Her day was the factory, and evening survival
And night was exhaustion and sleep.

Sometimes she felt life was passing her by
And watching was all she could do
Her friends said, "You gotta get outta the house,
And maybe you'll meet someone new."

She could've tried, but she didn't have time
She had a 5-year-old to feed
She had ballet class, piano lessons,
And t-ball little league
She could've laid awake for hours
Giving lonely nights the power
But she didn't have time.

Not time where would she'd find
The time to trust a man again
Not time for that flat tire,
A crowded parking lot, and then.

And then not time but yes have coffee with
The man that got her tire fixed
She was thinking, gosh, he's handsome
When he asked, "Do you have kids?"

She could've lied, but she didn't have time
All she said was, "She's five."
He said, "I saw the car seat, I love kids, does she have your eyes?"
And they sat and talked for hours
Giving destiny it's power
She could've been afraid to fall in love that night
But she didn't have time.

She could've been afraid to fall in love that night
But she didn't have time

Written by PAT BUNCH, NICOLE WITT
Published by MIKE CURB MUSIC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Curb Music/Curb Records/Mike Curb Music/Curb Songs

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