Every Rose Has Its Thorn

Words & Music:

Poison (tabbed by: Phreakdawg)


G   Cadd9  [basic vamp for verses]


   G                              Cadd9

We both lie silently still, in the dead of the night.

Although we both lie close together, we feel miles apart inside.

Was it something I said, or something I did,

did my words not come out right?


Though I tried not to hurt you,


Though I tried, but I guess that's why they say:



G                  Cadd9             G                   Cadd9

Every rose has its thorn.  Just like every night has its dawn.

          G     D              C              G                  C

Just like every cowboy sings a sad, sad song. Every rose has its thorn.




Listen to our favorite song, playing on the radio.

Well, the DJ says love's a game of easy come and easy go.

But I wonder, does he know, has he ever felt like this?

Well, I know that you'd be here, right now.

If I coulda let you know somehow, I guess.





Em                D                C                  G

Though it's been awhile now, I can still feel so much pain.

Em                D                         C                         G

Like a knife that cuts you the wound heals, but the scar, that scar remains.


G   Cadd9


I know I coulda saved our love that night if I'd known what to say.

Instead of making love we both made our separate ways.

Now, I hear you've found somebody new & that I never meant that much to you.

To hear that tears me up inside,

And to see you cuts me like a knife, I guess




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