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Listen as the wind blows
From across the great divide
Voices trapped in yearning
Memories trapped in time
The night is my companion
And solitude my guide
Would I spend forever here
And not be satisfied

And I would be the one
To hold you down
Kiss you so hard
I'll take your breath away
And after I'd wipe away the tears
Just close your eyes dear

Through this world I've stumbled
So many times betrayed
Trying to find an honest word
To find the truth enslaved
Oh you speak to me in riddles and
You speak to me in rhymes
My body aches to breathe your breath
You words keep me alive

And I would be the one
To hold you down
Kiss you so hard
I'll take your breath away
And after I'd wipe away the tears
Just close your eyes dear

Into this night I wander
It's morning that I dread
Another day of knowing of
The path I fear to tread
Oh into the sea of waking dreams
I follow without pride
Nothing stands between us here
And I won't be denied

And I would be the one
To hold you down
Kiss you so hard
I'll take your breath away
And after I'd wipe away the tears
Just close your eyes dear



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    UnregisteredJul 28, 2012 at 5:08 pm
    The words to this song, to me, are ones regarding a bit of a one-sided relationship, where one loves the other so much to endure no matter what; but, the other person in relationship isn't fully truthful. And noncommital in what they say or do (even betrayal). Yet, it is one of passion and memories, between the two, that are too strong for to throw away. She will continue to "... Follow without pride... And won't be denied. " rather sad.

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