"Nora" as written by Charles P Roth and Eliot Walker Sloan....
I went to see my grandma today
I learned the difference between
Living and alive
Wall to wall roaches in a two by four infested room
Lying there in pain
Praying for the Lord to take her

Nora I hope it won't be too long for you
Nora all these years you've been so strong
Nora I hope you don't mind if I call you Nora
I love you

After leaving her, I turned my life around
I see new life differently
Through the vision of the old
Oh, material things don't mean that much to me
I guess I learned that I'm just
Glad to be alive and healthy

Nora all this time that you have known me
Nora it took your whole life just to show me
Nora how we take some things for granted
Nora, Nora, Nora, I love you

And though I know there wasn't long to go
Time was something that we shared
And when you died I didn't cry for long
'Cause I believe I'll see you again

Nora I'll see you on the other side
Nora I'll be the one with swallowed pride
Nora are you sure you don't mind if I call you
Nora, Nora, I love you, I love you, I love you
I love you

Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Nora" as written by Eliot Walker Sloan Charles P Roth

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentBeautiful song. Can't believe no one ever commented on it.
    K-Wiseon October 05, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song...it is so beautiful. I think that the meaning of it is pretty obviouse. I just don't understand why he's asking if its ok to call her nora...is that her name or does it mean something? It is a beautiful, very emotional song though
    sarah81on August 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWell it is about his grandmother, so I supposed he is asking her if he can call her by her name rather than "grandma".
    I think everyone who has lost someone severely close to them has gone through similar emotions, pretty easy to relate to.
    sweetcaitlynon April 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMine is a question. If he saw the woman living in squalor, why did he not try to help her. She was elderly and living in a roach infested... room? Could have been her house or some place they put her. Either way doesn't make sense that he didn't try to help the poor old woman.
    Moiraon September 22, 2010   Link

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