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All our times have come
Here but now they're gone
Seasons don't fear the reaper
Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain..we can be like they are
Come on baby...don't fear the reaper
Baby take my hand...don't fear the reaper
We'll be able to fly...don't fear the reaper
Baby I'm your man...

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Valentine is done
Here but now they're gone
Romeo and Juliet
Are together in eternity...Romeo and Juliet
40,000 men and women everyday...Like Romeo and Juliet
40,000 men and women everyday...Redefine happiness
Another 40,000 coming everyday...We can be like they are
Come on baby...don't fear the reaper
Baby take my hand...don't fear the reaper
We'll be able to fly...don't fear the reaper
Baby I'm your man...

Love of two is one
Here but now they're gone
Came the last night of sadness
And it was clear she couldn't go on
Then the door was open and the wind appeared
The candles blew then disappeared
The curtains flew then he appeared...saying don't be afraid
Come on baby...and she had no fear
And she ran to him...then they started to fly
They looked backward and said goodby...she had become like they are
She had taken his hand...she had become like they are
Come on baby...don't fear the reaper



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    leotDec 18, 2008 at 11:47 pm
    COME ON FOLKS IT'S VERY SIMPLE. THE COMPOSER SAID HE WROTE IT ABOUT ETERNAL LOVE!!! NOT SUICIDE. THE 14 YEAR GIRLS IS THE CLOSEST TO BEING RIGHT. MORE LIKE THE BOOK "THE NOTE BOOK"
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    DontFearTheReaperNov 30, 2008 at 8:46 am
    This song has many different meanings,the writer of the song (Buck Dharma) once said it was about iternal everlasting love,some say it is about suicide and deah,but what it really is, is life.
    Its what happens in life,you love someone,then death is an obsticle that spilts the lover sup,but they will get through it and live and love though eternity,and that the "Reaper" may take away the life,but not the love
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    UnregisteredApr 1, 2014 at 1:32 pm
    The suicide interpretation was first proposed by extreme Christian conservative groups who can't find anything good in a song that doesn't mention Jesus in every line. The song is just what the title says Death is not something to fear, don't waste your life worrying about it, but don't rush it either.
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    UnregisteredJun 25, 2012 at 7:41 am
    Explained in a 1995 interview with college music journal: "i felt that i had just achieved some kind of resonance with the psychology of people when i came up with that, i was actually kind of appalled when i first realized that some people were seeing it as an advertisement for suicide or something that was not my intention at all. It is, like, not to be afraid of it (as opposed to actively bring it about). It's basically a love song where the love transcends the actual physical existence of the partners. "
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    UnregisteredFeb 14, 2012 at 4:03 pm
    I think this song is the maning to life. I hate valentines day, and romeo and juliets love story. I hate you all so.. Much :'( omg,. Ima go cry in a hole. Ahhh d': and i hate her

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