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Skies are crying, I am watching
Catching teardrops in my hands
Only silence, as it's ending, like we never had a chance.
Do you have to make me feel like, there's nothing left of me?

You can take everything I have
You can break everything I am

Like I'm made of glass
Like I'm made of paper
Go on and try to tear me down
I will be rising from the ground
Like a skyscraper, like a skyscraper


As the smoke clears
I awaken and untangle you from me
Would it make you feel better to watch me while I bleed
All my windows, still are broken, but I'm standing on my feet

You can take everything I have
You can break everything I am
Like I'm made of glass

Like I'm made of paper
Go on and try to tear me down
I will be rising from the ground
Like a skyscraper, like a skyscraper

Go run run run I'm gonna stay right here
Watch you disappear yeah

Go run run run yeah it's a long way down
But I'm closer to the clouds up here

You can take everything I have
You can break everything I am
Like I'm made of glass
Like I'm made of paper
Ohh
Go on and try to tear me down
I will be rising from the ground
Like a skyscraper, like a skyscraper
Like a skyscraper, like a skyscraper
Like a skyscraper



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    UnregisteredDec 12, 2013 at 2:19 am
    Every time I here this song I cry in tears. This song just touches my heart and I cry every time I hear it. I just can't help myself when I cry, I can't hold it in when listen to it. This song has a meaning to it. It means if someone puts you down and makes your life hard, you should just get back up and keep going and never give up. When I am depressed I always listen to this song because it always makes me feel a lot better! Love ya Demi keep on shining.
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    UnregisteredJun 28, 2012 at 11:43 am
    I think the meaning of this song is.
    Even if people to make you feel weak and things like that don't give up on yourself fight them till the end because if you believe in urself and the things ur doin you will get it right and if you give up on yourself you will never have the great life you dream of having or the life you meant to have and you will stay weak forever. I felt this way before I felt weak and useless until I heard this song and payed attention annd I start growin stronger and stronger.
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    UnregisteredDec 14, 2013 at 5:13 pm
    I've heard this song many times. And its unique. But, this time its different. It has such a deep meaning. Right now, I'm broken. And now I can really feel the same that she felt while singing this. My eyes are flooding with tears but now I know I have to stay strong. Atleast now to let demi down. This song is beautiful. Soo meaningful. Its simply beautiful. I can feel all the pain for I'm already broken: '(
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    UnregisteredDec 29, 2011 at 4:36 pm
    When demi was young people used to make fun of her because she had a weight problem and she started cutting herself and shes explaining how they already took enough of her life and now shes as tall as a skyscraper and wont let anyone put her down by saying some of the lyrics like go run. Etc. She had to go to rehab because of her problems and she is now showing you have to stay strong.
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    UnregisteredDec 29, 2011 at 4:06 pm
    This song is completely come from demi. When she was struggling, and she began to cut herself, because of bullying. Things got so bad, and she felt as if it was the end. But she rose above it, and its like shes saying to the bullies, they can take everything she has, and break everything she is, but she going to stay strong, keep doing what shes doing, and shes turned out so much better than those tramps which are bullies.!

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