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Well she won't leave this night alone
And she wonґt sleep at all
And all the sorrow that she takes out on herself
It comes around and leaves her bleeding on the floor
And she knows
Yeah she knows that there's a lot of ugly things about this world

These street lights
They shine bright
As they illuminate the darkness of the pavement
They shine
As we try to write in on her arms
The love she longs to taste
And we'll find that inside
That she's a broken heart that anyone could save
It's alright, it's alright, it's alright


Feeling worthless, self-destruction
Try to take control of this
Find a purpose, reconstruction
Write it somewhere it will stick
And stars are hiding now
But there's something out there still
And she knows
Yeah she knows that there's an awful lot of beauty in this world.

These street lights
They shine bright
As they illuminate the darkness of the pavement
They shine
As we try to write in on her arms
The love she longs to taste
And we'll find that inside
That she's a broken heart that anyone could save
It's alright, it's alright, it's alright

And the stars are always there
But we miss them in the dirt and clouds
We miss them in the storms
Remember hope
Remember hope
Hold onto hope
We have hope
Hold onto hope
(It's alright) (x8)



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    UnregisteredApr 7, 2012 at 3:39 pm
    Well theres the real meaning and there what it means to yourself. The meaning to me, is that cutting tho it will relieve you of your pain mabye, it leaves scars and you can do so much better then cutting. It saying how someone out there loves you and needs you and if writiing it on your arms is how there gonna show it so you don't cut then so be it. This song has real meaning to me, i love it. I re-found it hours after i cut up my arm and relized i was stupid, i have people that love me that could of helped me. This song has a really powerful meaning behind. Just be strong and have hope like others have hope for you.
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    UnregisteredMar 24, 2012 at 8:18 pm
    As a person who struggles with cutting and depression, this song is amazing to listen to because it gives me a glimpse of hope. I am extremely grateful that this song exists, because i think i would have cut myself so much more if it didnt. I am currently trying to quit cutting, and i'm glad that i have not only an amazing support system of my best friend and adopted mother, but this incredible song. Whenever i get the urge to cut myself because everything is falling down again, i put this song on and it normally goes away, and if it doesnt, i know that i can call my adopted mom or my best friend. Its hard trying to find things you enjoy doing and things that make you happy when all you've ever felt is sad and depressed, but i think that my life is taking a turn in a better direction. I just hope that everyone's can.
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    UnregisteredMar 22, 2012 at 12:37 am
    Show her how love is
    write it on her arm so she wont forget
    that there's more then just hurt in this awful world
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    UnregisteredAug 25, 2012 at 5:57 am
    This song gives me hope. I was a cutter once, and this song reminds me that someone does care. I know that now, and i'm so grateful i stopped and had people to help me through it. I write "love" on my arm all the time just to remind myself
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    UnregisteredAug 31, 2012 at 5:39 pm
    Trying to find a way out of self harm and coming to the realization that there is beauty in this world and there is no need to continue to self harm

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