"Wake Me When It's Over" as written by and Jimmy/cahn Van Heusen....
This truth has buried its fire
Deep into your kiss
Burning clean everything.
Burning clean everything.

My honour holds the ashes
As the light exposes
The regret in my eyes.
The regret in my eyes…

The sky embraces the flames
A phoenix reborn.

Let it hold your heart
I will never leave your side.
Let it hold your heart
I will never leave your side.
Your side…


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    General Comment"The truth has buried it's fire deep into your kiss, burning clean everything."
    It's so powerfully worded. With a passionate kiss, all is forgiven and the wrong is erased between the two.
    The one who holds the kiss rekindles the their love and forgives the narrator. He knows that she had to swallow her pride (ashes). Their love is a phoenix reborn, and he asks that the strength of its fire hold the heart of his lover so that she will not get hurt again.
    agonyburnsredon April 06, 2011   Link

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