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You ran crying to the bedroom I ran off to the bar
Another peace of heaven gone to hell
The words we spoke in anger just tore my world apart
And I sat there feeling sorry for myself
Then that old man sat down beside me and looked me in the eye
And said son I know what you're going through
You ought-a get down on your knees and thank your lucky stars
That you got some one to go home to
You don't know about lonely or how long the nights can be
Till youve lived through the stories that still living in me
You don't know about sadness till youve faced life alone
You don't know about lonely till it's chiseled in stone
So I brought these pretty flowers hoping you would understand
Sometimes a man is such a fool
Those golden words of wisdom from the heart of that old man
Showed me I aint nothing without you
You don't know about lonely or how long the nights can be
Till youve lived through the stories that still living in me
You don't know about sadness till youve faced life alone
You don't know about lonely till it's chiseled in stone
You don't know about lonely till it's chiseled in stone



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    UnregisteredJul 3, 2012 at 10:09 pm
    The old man is a widower. "chiseled in stone" refers to his late wife's gravestone. You are seriously lonely when you see your loved one's name chiseled in stone.

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