It's not schadenfreude; it's not that spiteful. I don't know if there is a word at all for that shameful happiness you feel when in her despair she finally turns to you for comfort.
It doesn't matter. In the course of my brief and unrequited relationship with the one who is the subject of this song, I never did feel that emotion.
Except in dreams.
NIGHTMARES ARE EASIER
[Verse: G Bm Em Asus A x2 Chorus: F#m A F#m Bm F#m E Asus A] G Bm head on your pillow Em Asus A eyes are open G Bm wait for goodbyes Em Asus A Asus A never spoken CHORUS: F#m A dreams aren't as free F#m Bm as we'd like them to be F#m E and nightmares Asus A Asus A are easier eyes are tracking rapid motion no one promised, so it can't be broken CH. cold awakening why are my cheeks wet? head on my pillow eyes unseeing her caressing her affection my imagining nightmares are easier. CH.
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