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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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    UnregisteredMar 8, 2012 at 4:19 pm
    It really could be "fearless on my breast" i wish the song writter would come forward, or the producer, i like the song alot and so many web sites have so many different lyrics.
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    UnregisteredDec 27, 2011 at 5:43 pm
    I think people should just take it as a beautiful song and not try to find some hidden meaning of abortion in it.
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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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