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I never knew the power of a song,
Till I heard the music playin',
The day that momma passed on.

Never knew what innocence was about,
Till the first time I layed eyes on the face,
Of a newborn child.

I never knew love,
No I mean real love,
I never knew that kind of love,
Till this moment with you.

I never understood the meaning of home,
Till I pulled into that old dirt drive,
After being gone too long.

I didn't know what serenity really was,
Till I stopped one day to listen to,
A river gently run.

I never knew love,
No I mean real love,
I never knew that kind of love,
Till this moment with you.

I've known the hunger before tonight,
For other loves.
I felt the yearning,
I felt the fire,
In thier touch.
But this goes deeper,
Than anything I've ever known.
Beyond my heart,
Clear down to my soul.

I never knew what beauty could behold,
Till you looked at me, and I could see,
Forever unfold.
Oh, you made me whole.

I never knew love,
No I mean real love,
I never knew that kind of love,
Till this moment with you.
Till I was loved, by you.



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    UnregisteredMay 28, 2012 at 7:01 am
    The meaning is in the line "no, i mean real love". It's not about just finding someone to marry, it's about finding your soulmate. A soulmate isn't "the hunger", "the yearning" or "the fire", they're the "you made me whole".

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