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You, you who has smiled when you're in pain
You who has soldiered through the profane
They were distracted and shut down

So why, why would you talk to me at all
Such words were dishonorable and in vain
Their promise as solid as a fog

And where was your watchman then

I'll be your keeper for life as your guardian
I'll be your warrior of care your first warden
I'll be your angel on call, I'll be on demand
The greatest honor of all, as your guardian

You, you in the chaos feigning sane
You who has pushed beyond what's humane
Them as the ghostly tumbleweed

And where was your watchman then

I'll be your keeper for life as your guardian
I'll be your warrior of care your first warden
I'll be your angel on call, I'll be on demand
The greatest honor of all, as your guardian

Now no more smiling mid crestfall
No more managing unmanageables
No more holding still in the hailstorm

Now enter your watchwoman

I'll be your keeper for life as your guardian
I'll be your warrior of care your first warden
I'll be your angel on call, I'll be on demand
The greatest honor of all, as your guardian



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    UnregisteredMay 29, 2012 at 7:52 pm
    True love is everything. When you love you are the other persons protector . You are always there for them. This song is about someone communicating to someone who had no love who now has love, a guardian- forever
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    UnregisteredAug 22, 2012 at 7:29 pm
    Never met you never will know you - wade sense the vibe and return a sign to this pure call of dedication
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    UnregisteredAug 20, 2012 at 8:36 pm
    I have tears in my eyes as i write this. My husband passed away several years ago. This could have been written by my best friend. She helped me through it.
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    UnregisteredAug 1, 2012 at 3:08 pm
    Chorus, she is definately talking to her newborn child. But i have no idea what the verses mean or who they are intended for. I guess her child too?

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