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When you were standing in the wake of devastation
When you were waiting on the edge of the unknown
With the cataclysm raining down
Your insides crying, "Save me now"
You were there, impossibly alone.

Do you feel cold and lost in desperation?
You build up hope, but failures all you've known.
Remember all the sadness and frustration
And let it go.
Let it go.

And in a burst of light that blinded every angel
As if the sky had blown the heavens into stars
You felt the gravity of tempered grace
Falling into empty space
With no one there to catch you in their arms.

Do you feel cold and lost in desperation?
You build up hope, but failures all you've known.
Remember all the sadness and frustration
And let it go.
Let it go.

(Instrumental Break)

Do you feel cold and lost in desperation?
You build up hope, but failures all you've known.
Remember all the sadness and frustration
And let it go.
Let it go.

Let it go.
Let it go.
Let it go.
Let it go.

Do you feel cold and lost in desperation?
You build up hope, but failures all you've known.
Remember all the sadness and frustration
And let it go.
Let it go.



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  • ApparentlyAllKiwi
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    ApparentlyAllKiwiJul 30, 2011 at 11:24 pm
    Beautiful. As if you're walking through a portal, picking and choosing the most horrific, terrible, crushing points in your life and tossing them into the wind, to forever be forgotten. You have to put things behind you in order to push on. Iridescent. 'displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of the rainbow' Like a rainbow, we all have our colors, per say. I like to think of this song as a way of telling some one, "You are colorful. You are worth it. Brush yourself off, get up, and make something great with what you've got."
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    chris500Jun 26, 2011 at 9:09 am
    This song truly reflects my life, where all my friends have already moved onto another school, yet I am here still hoping that they would remeber the good times we had before and come back to spend time. Apparently it looks like everyone moved on except me, still holding onto their false promises of being together forever. It just cuts so deep to think that they have forgotten all we had when they are away. When they are having the time of their lives with others, I'm left behind to pick up the pieces of what used to be a happy group of friends who swore to go through thick and thin together.
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    UnregisteredAug 22, 2012 at 10:03 am
    Jesus is here for us and cares about us. We only feel it when we're alone and in a bad time. He forgives our failures and knows everything about us because he cares of us. And when we let the past go (=we give everything to jesus), we can start over with and for him and lay our life before him down to adore him and make his name big.
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    UnregisteredJul 30, 2012 at 10:49 am
    It's about a point in your life wherein you feel lost and alone. When your life is full of burdens and problems, and you feel that no one is there to help you through. But in the end, the song is telling the person to let go of all the pains and sufferings that he is feeling because it won't do you any good to grab on to it. It is better to let it go and move on to life.
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    UnregisteredJul 28, 2012 at 9:07 pm
    I think this song is also trying to show how after you have dealt with the pain of the past and what the universe has thrown at you, looking back there is so much beauty and majesty in a world that may have broken you but still has illuminated the sky for so many others...

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