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If I could
I'd protect you from the sadness in your eyes
Give you courage in a world of compromise
Yes, I would

If I could
I would teach you all the things I've never learned
And I'd help you cross the bridges that I've burned
Yes, I would

If I could
I would try to shield your innocence from time
But the part of life I gave you isn't mine
I'll watch you grow, so I can let you go

If I could
I would help you make it through the hungry years
But I know that I can never cry your tears, babe
But I would if I could

If I could
In a time and place where you don't wanna be
You don't have to walk along this road with me
My yesterday won't have to be your way

If I knew
I'd try to change the world I brought you to
Now there isn't much more that I can do
But I would if I could

If I could
I would try to shield your innocence from time
But the part of life I gave you isn't mine
I'll watch you grow, so I can let you go

If I could
I'd help you make it through the hungry years
But I know that I can never cry your tears
But I would if I could

If I could



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    UnregisteredFeb 18, 2014 at 8:20 pm
    I have always thought of my mother who passed at early age when I hear this song. Once I had my own children it became their song and how I feel about them. I'll dedicate it to her at her reception with pictures of her over the years. I love this song!
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    Ninmia MaldonadoFeb 24, 2013 at 7:58 pm
    I dedicated this sung to mu children when they were teens and pre-teen for Christmas and until I die it will be my wish..." IF I COULD".

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