I guess you really did it this time
Left yourself in your warpath
Lost your balance on a tightrope
Lost your mind trying to get it back

Wasn't it easier in your lunchbox days
Always a bigger bed to crawl into
Wasn't it beautiful when you believed in everything
And everybody believed in you


CHORUS:
It's alright just wait and see
Your string of lights are still bright to me, oh
Who you are is not what you've been
You're still an innocent
You're still an innocent


But some things you can't speak of
But tonight you live it all again
You wouldn't be shattered on the floor now
If only you had seen what you know now then
Wasn't it easier in your firefly catching days
When everything out of reach someone bigger brought down to you
Wasn't it beautiful running wild till you fell asleep
Before the monsters caught up to you


CHORUS:
It's alright just wait and see
Your string of lights are still bright to me, oh
Who you are is not what you've been
You're still an innocent


It's okay life is a tough crowd
32 and still growing up now
Who you are is not what you did
You're still an innocent


BRIDGE:
Time turns flames to embers
You'll have new Septembers
Every one of us has messed up too
Lives change like the weather
I hope you remember
Today is never too late to be brand new


CHORUS:
It's alright just wait and see
Your string of lights are still bright to me, oh
Who you are is not what you've been
You're still an innocent


It's okay life is a tough crowd
32 and still growing up now
Who you are is not what you did
You're still an innocent
You're still an innocent


Lost your balance on a tightrope
It's never too late to get it back


Lyrics submitted by lilylove

Forgiveness song meanings
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    General CommentThis song isn't called forgiveness.. Its Innocent.
    hedwig1121on October 16, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSee, this is why I love Taylor Swift. Her songs are really freaking amazing! This song reminds me of my mom... & How even though she's not the best, she still tries her absolute hardest to provide for my younger brother and I. She's made her mistakes, mistakes she doesn't want me to make... But she's pretty alright. She does so much just to give us what she couldn't give my older brother. I know how bad it hurt to watch him die, and I respect the fact that she didn't go insane or anything... That was her baby. Well anyway, I love my mom for doing what she can. & I love Taylor Swift for songs like these.
    WEIRDfansonon October 06, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI love this song!
    Except, it's not called "Forgiveness"...
    It's "Innocent"...
    For Kanye D-bag West.
    xCountryBabii13on January 10, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThis song is called Innocent...but it's beautiful:)
    EmilyLovesHerGuitaron February 01, 2011   Link

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