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I'm so tired of being here
Suppressed by all my childish fears

And if you have to leave
I wish that you would just leave
Cause your presence still lingers here
And it won't leave me alone


These wounds won't seem to heal
This pain is just too real
There's just too much that time cannot erase


[Chorus:]
When you cried I'd wipe away all of your tears
When you'd scream I'd fight away all of your fears
And I held your hand through all of these years
But you still have
All of me


You used to captivate me
By your resonating light
Now I'm bound by the life you left behind
Your face it haunts
My once pleasant dreams
Your voice it chased away
All the sanity in me

These wounds won't seem to heal
This pain is just too real
There's just too much that time cannot erase

[Chorus]
When you cried I'd wipe away all of your tears
When you'd scream I'd fight away all of your fears
And I held your hand through all of these years
But you still have
All of me

I've tried so hard to tell myself that you're gone
But though you're still with me
I've been alone all along

When you cried I'd wipe away all of your tears
When you'd scream I'd fight away all of your fears
And I held you hand through all of these years
But you still have
All of meeee
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    -brandilynn-Apr 21, 2009 at 5:29 am
    Yes,
    For many people this song represents loss
    They sing it with so much emotion
    That you can't help but feel the same way.
    And think back on your own life
    To see what the song represents to you
    And just to think about it
    Hurts so much
    But you can't help it
    It almost brings you to tears.
  • EmoChick190
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    EmoChick190Jan 14, 2009 at 2:49 pm
    this is a song that means losing someone you loved so much and even though they are gone you can't seem to forget about them no matter how hard you try to. I love this song, but it makes me cry everytime i hear it, because of my ex bf. This song reminds me of my ex boyfriend. He hurt me bad but i just have to let go and move on.
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    jigsJul 19, 2008 at 4:57 am
    My wife passedaway very suddenly about a year ago. And although we as a family are coping, it's really tough. We weren't really a "kissy - touchy" married couple, we had a loving relationship. My wife lived for her children, and that's why I loved her most of all. I listen to this when I wat to bring back the thoughts of her.
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    hollistergirl23Sep 17, 2009 at 9:07 pm
    this song touches my heart and the thought of losing someone close to me its to much 4 me to take and i will listen 2 this song becuz it rocks and its a sad song :) i may suck at writing but i can say this...this so is one of the best songs ive heard yet
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    UnregisteredApr 11, 2014 at 9:50 pm
    I've read somewhere on the Internet that a song may be your favorite because you associate it with an emotional event in your life. I have a lot of favorite songs but this one touches me the most. It reminds me of my Dad and me. I just think he is in a better place now. I associate this with my life because I've experienced death many times before. This one of my favorite songs.

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