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I survived a dreadful accident,
In the car crash of the century,
My shattered hopes collapsed on cold cement,
But in the back of the ambulance, I'd never felt so content.
A high-speed collision gave a new sense of sight to me,
And now my vision can render the scene,
A blurry image of wreckage and roadside debris,
Happiness returned to me through a grave emergency.
Da da da, da da da,
Da da da, da da da.
I tossed and turned, in sterile apathy,
Until the violets arrived for me,
The bouquet burst and blossoms filled the room,
And the police got smaller as they grew taller,
And taught me to bloom.
A high-speed collision gave a new sense of sight to me,
And now my vision can render the scene,
A blurry image of wreckage and roadside debris,
Happiness returned to me through a grave emergency.
The curtains decayed, the daylight poured in,
I was never afraid, of the darkness again,
My burns were third degree,

But I'd been set free,
'Cause grace had finally found its way to me.
A high-speed collision gave a new sense of sight to me,
And now my vision can render the scene,
A blurry image of wreckage and roadside debris,
Happiness returned to me,
Da da da, da da da,
Happiness returned to me,
Da da da, da da da,
Happiness returned to me,
through a grave emergency.
Da da da, da da da,
Da da da, da da da,
Through a grave emergency.
Da da da, da da da,
Da da da, da da da,
Happiness returned to me,
Through a grave emergenc



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    UnregisteredAug 29, 2012 at 7:55 am
    Hospital flowers is like "the day i die what do i want the people to say". Its a reflective and transformative song where one is subjected to positive change coz of a fatal incident that almost claimed his live. It ties with the old adage "you never know what you have untill you lose it" lovely song.
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    UnregisteredApr 3, 2012 at 1:41 pm
    Everything he wanted to be, his dreams, his hope seemed like they were no more as he lay on the cold cement. It could be that he saw god in a near death experience as i have a friend who's nan experienced that. He suddenly realised the flowers growing and he bloomed and accepted god into his life. He realised just how much god and life meant to him in the near-death experience and he became happy knowing that god was with him, helping hiim through. He was no longer afraid. Hope this helps ;) eloise.
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    UnregisteredMar 16, 2012 at 7:07 am
    This song by owl city describes perfectly what i have been going threw ever since the car accident which has also left me with burns in the third degree. I love owl city, keep it going adam... You give me inspiration that i haven't felt in years.
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    UnregisteredMar 14, 2012 at 4:49 am
    I don't care if you guys think it's depressing and stuff it is the most beautiful song, wait, who am i kidding all of adam young's songs are amazing!!! He is one of the most talented musicians on earth!!! I
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    UnregisteredMar 3, 2012 at 2:05 am
    How brushes with death knock sense into us and help us to see the true meaning of life and what really matters! Wonderful song. :)

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