The silence echoes through the empty halls.
No salutations, something was very wrong.
She went searching for signs of life, but nothing was found.

As she turns to face her life she says, "I will not run away,"
and as she soaks the ground with tears she says, "I will not run away."
This is my life

On the floor he lay.
All the air went cold, the gravity of all her fears taking hold.
The bitter tears of despair streaming down her face.
Shattered by the mourning cry, his soul taken away.
She embraces reality with hope in spite of the pain.

One last kiss goodbye tear drops on roses
(She embraces reality)
Her hair around her while the pain encloses
(With hope in spite of pain)

As she turns to face her life alone
Buried in so much pain
She sees his eyes, and finds her hope
Looking upon her daughters face
As she turns to face her life she says, "I will not run away,"
(This is my life)
No words of comfort cannot save the agony
Above herself she reaches to find strength to carry on
Carry on
Carry on
Carry on
Carry on
Carry on
She reaches to find strength to carry on


Lyrics submitted by xMattyohhx

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    General Commentomg this is the first time i've read these lyrics and they fuckin gave me chills...

    It looks like this song is about a woman whose husband dies but rather than drowning in despair (like so many crappy emo songs whine about) she chooses to face the future with hope that she can carry on.

    She seems to get this hope from her daughter ("She sees his eyes and finds her hope / Looking upon her daughter's face").

    Fuckin amazing song!
    johnsonator357on February 15, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe man mentioned in the song represents God. And my guess is, the song is about finding new life in God.
    HMarieHon December 08, 2012   Link

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