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Dear pain, oh, it's been a long time
Remember when you were holding me tight
I would stay awake with you all night
Dear shame, I was safe in your arms
You were there when it all fell apart
I would get so lost in your beautiful lies
I let you go
But you're still chasing

Go ahead
You're never gonna take me
You can bend
But you're never gonna break me
I was yours
I'm not yours anymore
Oh, you don't own me

Dear hate, I know you're not far
You would wait at the door of my heart
I was amazed at the passion in your cries
Dear anger, you made me so high
You were faithful to show up on time
Such a flame that was burning in your eyes
I let you go
But you're still chasing

Go ahead
You're never gonna take me
You can bend
But you're never gonna break me
I was yours
But I'm not yours anymore
Oh, you don't own me

Go ahead
Put a target on my forehead
You can fire
But you've got no bullet
I was yours
But I'm not yours anymore
Oh, you don't own me

You tempted me to look back
But everything that we had together was a lie

Go ahead
You're never gonna take me
You can bend
But you're never gonna break me
I was yours
But I'm not yours anymore
Oh, you don't own me

Go ahead
Put a target on my forehead
You can fire
But you've got no bullet
I was yours
But I'm not yours anymore
Oh, you don't own me

Go ahead
Put a target on my forehead
You can fire
But you've got no bullet
I was yours
But I'm not yours anymore
Oh, you don't own me



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    UnregisteredSep 30, 2011 at 11:48 pm
    The song is about sin in a multitude of its manifestations. It applies to a lot of different situations, but it was written about a life without God.
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    UnregisteredAug 11, 2012 at 8:29 pm
    I love this song bc its like hes talking to all the things that held him back from god. He's telling then that now that he is a child of god and living right these things have no power over him. They can no longer hold him back from the life and blessings god has for him. Its a beautiful song and powerfully written.
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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 7:38 pm
    My perspective of this song is someone over coming a relationship where they were controlled and then they realized it. Its where their strength allows them to stand up and say " your never going to break me"
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    UnregisteredJun 19, 2012 at 12:17 pm
    Believe the song is about all those dirty little secrets we all have. The sins we're ashamed of that keep cycling back through our minds like a rewound tape playing over and over. What we left at the cross we keep picking up and that includes the angers we've held so dearly and have let go of time and time again... But it doesn't have to be, jesus said "it is finished" and we don't have to give into that torment ever again even thogh the enemy of our souls would love us to believe he has us targeted. But he's got no bullet!
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    UnregisteredJun 11, 2012 at 4:43 pm
    I think this song is about having all this things your not proud of and you don't want to be apart of it anymore so you give your life up to jesus, so you belong with him and not the things you've done.

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