"Bleed" as written by and John/colbert Bunch....
To every heart that's growing darker, colder and colder
The heart on the sleeve is getting older and older
Harder and harder to beat
To every soul that's burning brighter and brighter
Riding the fire higher and higher
The heart on the sleeve is growing darker and darker
Harder and harder to bleed

And it won't be long now
And in time you'll find out
This heart is yours, let it bleed
And it won't be long now
And in time you'll find out
This heart is yours, let it bleed

To every time i keep you waiting, hoping and praying
The heart on that sleeve is always building and breaking
Making it harder to see
To everything that doesn't matter, pulling you under, taking you over
The heart on the sleeve is getting closer and closer
Just cut it open and bleed

And it won't be long now
And in time you'll find out
This heart is yours, let it bleed
And it won't be long now
And in time you'll find out
This heart is yours, let it bleed

Time
Time takes away
Time gives you chances to come back again

And it won't be long now
And in time you'll find out
This heart is yours, let it bleed
And it won't be long now
And in time you'll find out
This heart is yours, let it bleed


Lyrics submitted by vance454

"Bleed" as written by Derick Cordoba Joshua E Colbert

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Peermusic Publishing

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    General CommentNo ones commented on this song? Jeez, that is harsh... its a good song!
    Lead2BurnedHopeon January 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBAM im commentinq = )

    I actually have no idea what this is about . .
    MAYBETHISTIME_on January 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBut its good... haha
    Lead2BurnedHopeon January 30, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah its a good song....but i dont quite get it, like the point of it all
    XforeverXon January 30, 2005   Link
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    General Commenthmm... i think this is Christ talking to us, and saying that his blood was sacrificed for us... ("this heart is yours, let it bleed") the whole thing sounds like Christ is talking to sinners right?
    umedmasaon March 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI'll take a stab at it (pun intended). We know this: wearing your heart on your sleeve means you don't hide your feelings.

    For me, the song is about restoring relationships by admitting wrongdoing. You'll notice the author speaks of an unidentified friend's need for restoration in a relationship (time takes away, time gives you chances to come back again).

    But the author also acknowledges his own shortcomings (to every time I keep you waiting, hoping and praying) which shows an equal relationship (we're in this together, I mess up too) as opposed to a condescending one (I have it together, you don't).

    Good relationships are restored when people are vulnerable. If we don't acknowledge our struggles, our hearts will grow harder and darker, because we are hiding. Nothing good comes from pretending nothing is wrong. And the longer we put off making it right, the harder it becomes to do so.

    The song is bursting with reckless emotion, compelling us to return to a right relationship at the risk of humiliation. Was not Christ himself humiliated at the cross? When we humble ourselves, we are resurrected - not defeated.
    tflyreon June 22, 2005   Link
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    General Commentis it really so hard to spell sleeve correctly
    Odin9008on August 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentLetting the heart bleed is a symbol of pouring out the love in yr heart.
    B_Dallas_Ron February 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about wearing your heart on your sleeve (letting your feelings show) and getting hurt. And deciding it is worth it...
    'this heart is yours, let it bleed.'
    Accepting that it's okay to not be afraid to love. Let it bleed: Even if it means getting hurt, it's worth it.

    You hurt yourself more letting your heart grow cold.
    andthetruthcomesouton August 20, 2008   Link

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