Maybe no one told you there is strength in your tears
And so you fight to keep from pouring out
But what if you unlock the gate that keeps your secret soul
Do you think that there's enough you might drown

If no one will listen, if you decide to speak
If no one is left standing after the bombs explode
If no one wants to look at you for what you really are
I will be here still

No one can tell you where you alone must go
There's no telling what you will find there
And God, I know the fear that eats away at your bones
It's screaming every step, "just stay here"

If no one will listen, if you decide to speak
If no one is left standing after the bombs explode
If no one wants to look at you for what you really are
I will be here still

If you find your fists are raw and red
From beating yourself down
If your legs have given out under the weight
If you find you've been settling for a world of gray
So you wouldn't have to face down your own hate

If no one will listen, if you decide to speak
If no one is left standing after the bombs explode
If no one wants to look at you for what you really are
I will be here still



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  • +1
    MemoryI dedicated this song to my best friend and she started crying because life is so hard for her and i wanted her to know I'm there for her no matter what happens
    SilverEquinoxon December 17, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVery moving to me, got shivers all over first time I've heard it.

    And I think it's "No one can TELL you where you alone must go" instead of TAKE.
    marckarlockon March 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit has the same message as beautiful disaster, but not half as good.
    upshegoeson March 16, 2009   Link
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    General Commentgood song,old school kelly for sure.
    altough ill admit very cliche theme to this song but i very much enjoy this song has a the voice within-esque(by christina agguilera) undertone to it

    one of the many reason i love kelly shell be there still when no one will listen :P
    shakelly_blackmouthon March 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI'm a "My December" fan so the album has a whole isn't really my favorite Kelly but this is a good song.

    Keri Noble to be honest has a better version of this song because it's A LOT more stripped down which I think fits the lyrics better and the vocals.
    duchesselizzon March 23, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General CommentThis was written by singer-songwriter Keri Noble and originally featured on her 2004 album Fearless.

    Kelly Clarkson produced this song herself.

    I remember crying to this last year, wondering who was there to listen, and realizing I was pushing away my best friend, who would listen. Now, I'm willing to be there for anyone who needs someone, because being suicidal sucked.
    musicrocks13on November 10, 2012   Link

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