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Love, love is a verb,
Love is a doing word,
Fearless on my breath.
Gentle impulsion,
Shakes me, makes me lighter,
Fearless on my breath.
Teardrop on the fire,
Fearless on my breath.

Night, night after day,
Black flowers blossom,
Fearless on my breath.
Black flowers blossom,
Fearless on my breath,
Teardrop on the fire,
Fearless on my...

Water is my eye,
Most faithful mirror.
Fearless on my breath,
Teardrop on the fire,
I've a confession.
Fearless on my breath,
Most faithful mirror,
Fearless on my breath,
Teardrop on the fire,
Fearless on my breath.

You're stumbling a little,
You're stumbling a little.



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    pitfa1Jan 19, 2010 at 9:30 am
    Newton Faulkner does a cover to this song and he clearly says fearless on my breath. If I'm wrong then I apologise lol but it does clearly sound like fearless xx
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    jonbApr 9, 2009 at 9:22 pm
    it's "fearless on my breath"... and also "most faithful mirror"...
    and i think it's "you're stumbling in the dark..." but i could be wrong on the last one
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    archaftAug 13, 2008 at 2:48 pm
    I think that what is being said is that a baby (like in the video) should mean to be (although that ain't so much the truth in todays cilmate) the joining of two peoples love for each other. It's simply about love.
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    djkevincurpheyJul 17, 2008 at 5:41 am
    like a baby who knows how precious life is and feels nothing but love for its mother from the very begining, someone is trying to give love to a world that has lost perspective, one is reaching out to extend life to thier relationship with another who is dimmed by a cold heart. and though the giver does so fearlessly and boldly, taking action in the meaning of love... the other is like a mother who's body gives life though she is not fully aware of just how powerful of a concept life itself is. and because of the lack of full understanding and unwilliness to contemplate a greater meaning, the relationship between the two souls is dying.
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    gbernabeuOct 10, 2008 at 2:43 pm
    Does se say "fearless on my breath" or "feather on my breath"? I'm not a native speaker and I can't tell exactly what she says... I've found both versions in different websites, does anybody know?

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