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I don't get many things right the first time
In fact, I am told that a lot
Now I know all the wrong turns, the stumbles and falls
Brought me here
And where was I before the day
That I first saw your lovely face?
Now I see it everyday
And I know
That I am
I am
I am
The luckiest
What if I'd been born fifty years before you
In a house on a street where you lived?
Maybe I'd be outside as you passed on your bike
Would I know?
And in a wide sea of eyes
I see one pair that I recognize
And I know
That I am
I am
I am
The luckiest
I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you
Next door there's an old man who lived to his nineties
And one day passed away in his sleep
And his wife; she stayed for a couple of days
And passed away
I'm sorry, I know that's a strange way to tell you that I know we belong
That I know
That I am
I am
I am
The luckiest



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    UnregisteredJul 27, 2012 at 4:13 am
    It means that you know things are really good when you can step back and realize how lucky you are. What i love most is that every person who hears this song, thinks of a specific person. To my specific person, thank you.
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    UnregisteredDec 30, 2011 at 4:20 pm
    It means everything to me to find the luckiest person in my life because i think i am right now and the person that thinks i am that one is also that one... So we may just like eachother and think that we're right for eachother!
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    UnregisteredDec 30, 2011 at 4:14 pm
    Well the meaning of this song means a great deal to me. I have had a lot of difficulties and hardships in my life and i find that music and art helps explain things. I am a psychology major and i interpret the mind in a certain way and i met someone that interprets the world in a different way, but completely gets the way i see the world, so it was a perfect meeting of the minds. I hope that i get to like this person for a while as he has been a great friend to me... Even after i did some crappy things to him and he didn't even know me that well, but cared about me a lot! I think that says a great deal about an amazing person!!
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    UnregisteredDec 30, 2011 at 3:34 pm
    I love that i am friends with the nicest person i have ever met for a bit in 2011. He is the kindest and nicest person i have ever met. And somehow he totally understands me emotionally, mentally, artistically, musically, and in all other ways. Thank you, samson.

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