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Forever, your eyes will hold the memory.
I saw your heart as it overtook me.
We tried so hard to understand and reason
But in that one moment, I gave my heart away.

I gave my heart away.
In that moment, I gave my heart away.
In that moment, I gave my heart away.

With that perfect breath where my mind lay beside me
And all I knew is what had overtaken me.
With no reason, I am comforted by inability to understand.

Forever, your eyes will hold the memory.
I saw your heart as it overtook me.
We tried so hard to understand and reason
But in that one moment, I gave my heart away.

I gave my heart away.
In that moment, I gave my heart away.
In that moment, I gave my heart away.

Forever your eyes will hold the memory.
Forever your eyes will hold the memory.
Forever your eyes will hold the memory.

When I wake from this dream,
Will your smile still open my heart
And leave me transparent?

When I wake from this dream,
Will your smile still open my heart?



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    EmeraldRainAug 7, 2008 at 1:49 pm
    Many times our hearts don't make logical sense to us. Our mind seeks to make sense of it and when it doesn't, our heart persists. When it wins in these cases, we suddenly realize the great beauty and power of our hearts because it is all pure heart without anything else mixed in. We feel powerless and yet powerful at the same time because we have allowed our heart free reign and the physical and mental become "transparent". Sometimes this only lasts for a moment because the mundane parts of life bring us back down to earth but it is such an intense moment that we never forget it.
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    UnregisteredMar 10, 2012 at 7:48 pm
    This is one of those songs that once you listen to it, you ll be hooked for life. I listened to this song a while ago and as soon as I read the lyrics I was hooked. You can look at it any way youd like, relationships, god/jesus, your mom etc. This can be a love song or it can be a song from the heart. This is what makes as I lay dying such a great band, when they can make a song in which you can relate to in many levels which in turn reaches out to more than the usual metal fans. Makes sense?

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