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All of these lines across my face
Tell you the story of who I am

So many stories of where I've been
And how I got to where I am
But these stories don't mean anything
When you've got no one to tell them to
It's true... I was made for you

I climbed across the mountain tops
Swam all across the ocean blue
I crossed all the lines and I broke all the rules
But baby I broke them all for you
Oh because even when I was flat broke
You made me feel like a million bucks
You do and I was made for you

You see the smile that's on my mouth
It's hiding the words that don't come out
And all of my friends who think that I'm blessed
They don't know my head is a mess
No, they don't know who I really am
And they don't know what I've been through like you do
And I was made for you.

All of these lines across my face
Tell you the story of who I am
So many stories of where I've been
And how I got to where I am
But these stories don't mean anything
When you've got no one to tell them to
It's true... I was made for you

Ohh yea it's true... That I was made for you



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    x9bgoodSep 24, 2008 at 9:26 pm
    First and foremost I am straight.
    Any one who has loved and SHARED will understand this song, no matter what!
    Life is briliant, however difficult it is, but it is awsome if you can share it with someone that realy understands you...
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    UnregisteredAug 23, 2012 at 6:55 pm
    I think that it means that she has had such an incredible journey, and has so many stories that she wants to tell, but she hasn't found that person yet... The one who can see her stories, the one she can divulge her soul to... It's one of the must tragically beautiful songs i've ever heard...
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    UnregisteredApr 30, 2012 at 8:57 pm
    Poweful, emotional song. It made me cry when i heard it. It's my story in so many ways. I have lived decades and the closest people in my life still don't get me and it hurts.
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    UnregisteredFeb 3, 2012 at 6:02 pm
    I cry so beautiful... Her voice, and the lyrics bind together a harmoni for the ears. And to think about grey´s anatomy´s episode with the music event. This song, just do it.. Perfect
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    UnregisteredDec 15, 2011 at 1:03 am
    I absolutely love this song and can completely relate to this song! Love! This song is soo special to me!

    To me, it's like, she has all these stories about the things she's been through in her life. But even through all the tough times, this person was there with her, and he loves her and knows all that she's been through. So even when everyone else is against her, he's still on her side because he understands her.

    And she feels like if he can be with her through all that, then they must be made for each other.

    It's such a beautiful song... It inspires me.

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