well she won't leave this night alone
and she won´t sleep at all
and all the sorrow that she takes out on herself
it comes around and leaves her bleeding on the floor
and she knows, yeah she knows that there's a lot of ugly things about this world

these street lights, they shine bright, as they illuminate the darkness of the pavement
they shine, as we try to write in on her arms, the love she longs to taste
and we'll find that inside, that she's a broken heart that anyone could save
it's alright, it's alright, it's alright

feeling worthless, self-destruction
try to take control of this
see the purpose, reconstruction
write it somewhere it will stick
and stars are hiding now
but there's something out there still
and she knows, yeah she knows that there's an awful lot of beauty in this world.

these street lights, they shine bright, as they illuminate the darkness of the pavement
they shine, as we try to write in on her arms, the love she longs to taste
and we'll find that inside, that she's a broken heart that anyone could save
it's alright, it's alright, it's alright

instrumental

the stars are always there
but we miss them in the dirt and clouds
We miss them in the storms
remember hope
remember hope
We have hope

piano fade away


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    My InterpretationThis song is direly beautiful. It's about a girl who's dealy with so much [ain in her life that she takes it out on herself. I love the chorus, because it to me it's a sense of saying that YOU can help someone who's struggling. "She's a broken hea that anyone could save."
    If you've actually read the TWLOHA story' you would know that the bridge is actually a quote from Renee Yohe. In the story Renee's friend, Ryan is mentioned, Ryan is in this band, Helio.
    LexyJhadeon April 16, 2012   Link
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    General CommentHonestly I wouldn't be here without this song I've read the story I've watched the movie and I can relate to Renee Yohe I've done self harm and this song is teaching me that broken hearts are every where and that anyone can be saved from depression self harm etc and im hoping that this song teaches and helps others like its teaching me because im still struggling nut not as much because of this song
    Breye707on May 04, 2016   Link

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