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You got wires, going in
You got wires, coming out of your skin
You got tears, making tracks
I got tears, that are scared of the facts

Running, down corridors through, automatic doors
Got to get to you, got to see this through
I see hope is here, in a plastic box
I've seen christmas lights, reflect in your eyes

You got wires, going in
You got wires, coming out of your skin
There's dry blood, on your wrist
Your dry blood on my fingertip

Running, down corridoors through, automatic doors
Got to get to you, got to see this through
First night of your life, curled up on your own
Looking at you now, you would never know

I see it in your eyes, I see it in your eyes
You'll be alright
I see it in your eyes, I see it in your eyes
You'll be alright

Alright

Running, down corridors through, automatic doors
Got to get to you, got to see this through
I see hope is here, in a plastic box
I've seen christmas lights, reflect in your eyes
Down corridors, through automatic doors
Got to get to you, got to see this through
First night of your life, curled up on your own
Looking at you now, you would never know.



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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 5:37 pm
    It was about his preemie going into the nicu when he was born, it's about the devastation and the hope but mainly the desperate first minutes when the doctors are wheeling the baby away and you try running after them but you aren't allowed to follow until he's stabilised.. It captures that perfectly.
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    UnregisteredApr 16, 2012 at 9:13 pm
    This song was written about his baby who was born very premature. This song could have easily been about my family.our sister was born incredibly premature and was on the brink of death. I can relate so much, she was enclosed in the incubator for two agonizing months.i sob uncontrolably whenever i hear this.
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    UnregisteredJan 5, 2012 at 10:39 pm
    This reminds me of the time when my youngest sister was in hospital with cancer. No hospital staff owned up to it being cancer until it was too late and she was moved to a hospice. Apart from my mother who told me what it was cancer before my sister died. My mother died from a cancerous brain tumour two months after my youngest sister. It's not a happy song for me.
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    UnregisteredDec 27, 2011 at 3:09 am
    I see hope is here, in a plastic box... This makes me think about what it was like for my parents when i was only 6 months old and had lukemia , i had wires running through me for the life support machines i nearly died twice but i made it through it in one piece , this gives me hope and helps me believe that god got me through this that there is someone but it also shows me that even in dark times there is a light out there ...
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    UnregisteredDec 12, 2011 at 2:48 pm
    This song means alot too me; it reminds me of my boy, vinny, who had a heart transplant, a lung transplant and a a kidney trasplant, and is still the best boyfriend ever! , he means so much to me, and words carnt describbe how much this song touches me! Love you loads vin,xxx

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