Here in the dark, I stand before you knowing
This is my chance to show you my heart
This is the start, this is the start
I have so much to say and I'm hoping
That your arms are open
Don't turn away, I want you near me
But you have to hear me

Here's where I stand
Here's who I am
Love me, but don't tell me who I have to be
Here's who I am
I'm what you see

You said I had to change and I was trying
But my heart was lying
I'm not a child any longer
I am stronger

Here's where I stand
Here's who I am
Help me to move on
But please don't tell me how
I'm on my way, I'm moving now

In this life we've come so far
But we're only who we are
The courage of love
Show us the way
We've got the power
To stand up and say

Here's where I stand
Here's who I am
Stand up and be counted
I'm counting on you
If you're with me, we'll make it through
Here's where I stand
Here's who I am
Love me, love, love me
And we'll make it through
Here's where I stand
Baby, baby, baby
I'm counting on you
Here's where I stand
Love me, love me, love me
And we'll make it though

I'm counting
Oh, I'm counting
I'm counting
I'm counting on you

Here's where I stand
Here's who I am
I'm counting on you
Here's where I stand
Here's who I am
We'll make it though
(repeat 3x)


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    General CommentThe lyrics are pretty self explanitory, but if you've seen the movie "Camp" (which is an amazing independent film), you understand that the song has a special meaning to each character in the film. I think that most importantly, judging by the theme of the film, the song is basicaly someone who is homosexual trying to help their parents understand and accept their lifestyle.
    simplycomplxon June 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think that this song is about a young girl who is trying to tell her father that she's not a child anymore and she can make her own mistakes. She wants him to love her for who she is and not what he wants her to be. That's just my opinion.
    x0SH0WST0PPAon November 25, 2007   Link

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