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Never feared for anything.
Never shamed but never free.
A light that healed a broken heart with all that it could

Lived a life so endlessly.
Saw beyond what others see.
I tried to heal your broken heart with all that I could

Will you stay?
Will you stay away forever?

How do I live without the ones I love?
Time still turns the pages of the book it's burned.
Place and time always on my mind.
I have so much to say but you're so far away.

Plans of what our futures hold
Foolish lies of growin' old
It seems we're so invincible, the truth is so cold.

A final song, a last request
A perfect chapter laid to rest
Now and then I try to find a place in my mind

Where you can say,
You can stay awake forever.

How do I live without the ones I love?
Time still turns the pages of the book it's burned.
Place and time always on my mind.
I have so much to say but you're so far away.

Sleep tight, I'm not afraid.
The ones that we love are here with me.
Lay away a place for me
'Cause as soon as I'm done, I'll be on my way
To live on eternally.

How do I live without the ones I love?
Time still turns the pages of the book it's burned
Place and time always on my mind
And the light you left remains but it's so hard to stay
When I had so much to say and you're so far away.

I love you
You were ready
The pain is strong and urges rise
But I'll see you
When it lets me
Your pain is gone, your hands untied
.

So far away.

I need you to know

So far away
And I need you to,
Need you to know...



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    UnregisteredNov 29, 2013 at 5:40 pm
    This song sums up exactly what i was feeling and really touched my heart because my son Liam who was a massive avenge fan died suddenly in 2009 aged 14 , this song among others such as acid rain have really helped me through the last few years, well done guys absolutely brilliant lyrics from someone who knows how it feels,thanks for making a difference to my life xxx melanie from london.
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    UnregisteredJun 13, 2012 at 3:45 pm
    Everytime i listen to this song i want to cry. I believe that no matter how long, be it one week, one month, one year or even ten years, it is hard to forget someone who has been there. I just hope that please don't get too sad ovrr his death. I believe he will be free now. Cherish those around you. You never know when will they be gone
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    UnregisteredSep 1, 2012 at 8:34 pm
    I love this song because i lost my great grandad and although noone liked him i did. He told storys about what he did during the war and stuff and i love him to this day. He died a year before this came out but i took it hard. This helped me eventually to get through it. R. I. P the rev g. B. N. F forever
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    UnregisteredAug 28, 2012 at 7:49 pm
    It was wrote for the rev but it can be used for anyone that you lost and you cared for. Seriously though, i mean i miss the rev as well but i don't have the close attachment that say syn or shadows have. I can't. Outside of listening to them live, i don't go back stage and hang out with them, go to the movies together, eat lunch, etc. You can say what you want but music is intended to be interpreted by the listener so create your own meanings and don't listen to what others say.
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    UnregisteredAug 20, 2012 at 11:09 pm
    I believe matt wrote this song for rev as the last few things he wanted to say to him. This song was meant to make matt recover from rev's death i guess. To put everyone in the bands minds at ease. It's everything they ever wanted to say to the rev before he died and after in a song. This is the rev's song.

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