Mike, I like everything here except your title/hook - I think it's too convoluted.
I think you might have to comprise there. Even re-arranging it more like:
without one I can't live without
is still unwieldy. You may need to find some other line. Maybe:
How do I live, learn to live without
or something like that. But that doesn't fit every instance where you've used it.
But there's heart-wrenching emotion there. And some great lines: Today I... Asked for an answer
I guess getting no answer, was my only sign
Now one is a crowd
She said that my loss, was her greatest gain
I do like the song, but it's central line is troublesome.
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Owen, that is really why I posted this to see what others thought. Though I think it may be the correct English for it (though I’m terrible at English),I get what you’re saying. I tried to figure a different way to say it but couldn’t come up with one. Oh well, thanks for looking.
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