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A single rose left to remember
As a single tear falls from her eye
Another cold day in December
A year from the day she said goodbye

It seems it's only been a moment
Since the angels took him from her arms
And she was left there
Holding on to their tomorrow
But as they laid him in the ground
Her heart would sing without a sound

For the first time you can open your eyes
And see the world without your sorrow
And no one knows the pain you left behind
And all the peace you could never find
It's waiting there to hold and keep you
Welcome to the first day of your life
Just open up your eyes

A single lifetime lays behind her
As she draws her final breath
And just beyond the door he'll find her
Taking her hand he softly says

For the first time you can open your eyes
And see the world without your sorrow
And no one knows the pain you left behind
And all the peace you could never find
It's waiting there to hold and keep you
Welcome to the first day of your life
Just open up your eyes

As I lay down tonight
Safe on the other side
No more tears to cry

For the first time you can open your eyes
And see the world without your sorrow
And no one knows the pain you left behind
And all the peace you could never find
It's waiting there to hold and keep you
Welcome to the first day of your life
Just open up your eyes



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    UnregisteredAug 20, 2012 at 9:01 pm
    My brother was plagued with depression, anxiety, hate, and many other negative emotions. As i mourned the loss of him due to a car accident i took comfort in the thought that he wasn't in anymore emotional pain.
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    UnregisteredAug 9, 2012 at 10:22 pm
    A woman loses someone she loves, and they had a problem. Maybe it was someone she loved, and they had a birth defect or had cancer or something along those lines. Or it was someone she loved, and they were on drugs or in a gang. When she died, she went to heaven, and they were reunited, and she didn't have to worry about them anymore.
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    UnregisteredAug 6, 2012 at 10:55 pm
    The love of this woman's life died. Probably from something like drugs or alcohol or suicide. She was left with nothing but his promises. She killed herself because she couldnt deal with the pain and she wanted to see him again.
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    UnregisteredJun 16, 2012 at 12:43 pm
    I think this song is a about a woman who loses her man. She never manages to move on and live in constant pain. Everyone around her thinks she just fine. She can reast peacefuly only when she's dead and meets her man again on the other side - heaven.
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 4:53 pm
    I don't think it's about suicide. The woman loses someone she loves but silently sings about what's waiting for him on the other side - heaven - where there is no pain or sorrow. It says she lives a lifetime before her final breath. In her death, she is reunited with her love in heaven where she, too, can open her eyes to a new life of peace with no sorrow or pain.

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