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I had a way then
Losing it all on my own
I had a heart then
But the queen has been overthrown
And I'm not sleeping now
The dark is too hard to beat
And I'm not keeping up
The strength I need to push me

You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone
And so I tell myself that I'll be strong
And dreaming when they're gone
Cuz they're calling, calling, calling me home
Calling, calling, calling home
You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone

Noises, I play within my head
Touch my own skin
And hope that I'm still breathing

And I think back to when
My brother and my sister slept
In an unlocked place
The only time I feel safe

You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone
And so I tell myself that I'll be strong
And dreaming when they're gone
Cuz they're calling, calling, calling me home
Calling, calling, calling home
You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone

Lights, lights (x14)

You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone
And so I tell myself that I'll be strong
And dreaming when they're gone
Cuz they're calling, calling, calling me home
Calling, calling, calling home
You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone

Home, home
(Lights, lights, lights)...



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    UnregisteredJul 28, 2012 at 1:14 pm
    It's a spiritual awakening. She feels lost and alone, but when she's still, the light comes to her and makes her strong. Calling me home is the place within that we all have inside us, that if we're still, we'll find peace.
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    UnregisteredJul 11, 2012 at 7:30 pm
    I dont really understand the lyrics.. But who cares!!! She inspires me, and i hope she keeps up the good singing!
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    UnregisteredJul 24, 2012 at 7:57 pm
    I am not sleeping now- says ellie. Wake up, says the lord- her spirit has woken up. Change in life style. You turn into stone when you look back or get back to your old ways, instead of looking ahead-bible

    The lights guide you home- home as our final destiny, where we can feel safe.
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    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 6:57 am
    I don't really care what the meaning is... I just know that right now the song is frickin amazing an i can not get enough
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    UnregisteredJul 5, 2012 at 4:00 am
    This song is obviously about the terrifying glow that eminates from the bare bulbs of the new asilym i was recently relocated to jkjk

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