"Three Wishes" as written by Allison Margaret Pierce and Catherine Eleanor Pierce....
We'd be so less fragile
If we're made from metal
And our hearts from iron
And our minds from steel

And if we built an army
Full of tender bodies
Could we love each other?
Would we stop to feel?

And you want three wishes
One to fly the heavens, one to swim like fishes
And then one you're saving for a rainy day
If your lover ever takes her love away

You say you want to know her like a lover
And undo her damage, she'll be new again
Soon you'll find that if you try to save her
It will lose her anger, you will never win

And you want three wishes
You want never bitter and all delicious
And then one you're saving for a rainy day
If your lover ever takes her love away

You want three wishes
One to fly the heavens, one to swim like fishes
You want never bitter and all delicious
And a clean conscience and all it's blisses
You want one true lover with a thousand kisses

You want soft and gentle and never vicious
And then one you're saving for a rainy day
If your lover ever takes her love away


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"Three Wishes" as written by Catherine Eleanor Pierce Allison Margaret Pierce

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    General Commentthis song should of been used in "the Lovely Bones" it's what I listened to almost the entire time I read the book.. it fits it perfectly.
    upinduston June 15, 2010   Link
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    General CommentSuch an amazing song, it takes me to another place.. cant wait to hear it on gossip girl.

    Just a coupleof corrections..

    would we stop to feel = would we strive to feel

    It will lose her anger = It renews her anger
    athousandkisseson December 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbeautiful
    BoundlessAsTheDarKon December 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is incredibly beautiful, and i loved hearing it and the song secret on gossip girl.

    amazing
    eternaleclipseon December 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this band and this song is just perfection i cant get enough!
    just a correction

    If we built an army = if we built an armour

    full of tender bodies = for our tender bodies
    phat_deon December 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song iss amazingg

    i am in loveee withhh ittttt.
    anonymous girlon December 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentReading the lyrics now, this song makes sense
    Its like when you have someone whos been in a bad relationship and you want to help them but sometimes it makes it worse ("soon you'll find that if you want to save her it renews her anger you'll never win)

    Just reading over what a guy might want if he had three wishes really makes you think
    tinkerbell1800on January 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSuch a beautiful song
    My favorite line is "If your lover ever takes her love away."
    girlvillainon March 14, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsuch a beautiful song. it is filled with perfection)
    =Samaire=on April 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think she does say very clearly 'would we stop to feel'
    The point she makes is: if you build an armour so no-one could hurt you anymore, would you still be able to love and to feel (or will you stop to feel).

    Anyway, this is such a magically beautiful song...it's perfect indeed. never bitter and all delicious...
    ohmissaon May 17, 2008   Link

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