I know that you're hiding things
Using gentle words to shelter me
Your words were like a dream
But dreams could never fool me
Not that easily

I acted so distant then
Didn't say goodbye before you left
But I was listening
You'll fight your battles far from me
Far too easily

Save your tears, 'cuz I'll come back
I could hear that you whispered
As you walked through that door
But still I swore
To hide the pain when I turned
Back the pages
Shouting might have been the answer
What if I'd cried my eyes out
And begged you not to depart?
But now I'm not afraid
To say what's in my heart

For 1000 words
That have never been spoken
Will fly to you
Crossing over the time and distance
Holding you
Suspended on silver wings

And 1000 words
1000 confessions
Will cradle you
Making all of the pain you feel
Seem far away
They'll hold you forever

The dream isn't over yet
Though I often say I can't forget
I still relive that day
You've been there with me all the way
I still hear you say

Wait for me, I'll write you letters
I could see how you stand
With your eyes to the floor
But still I swore
To hide the doubt
When i turned back the pages

Anger might have been the answer
What if I'd hung my head
And said that I couldn't wait
But now I'm strong enough
To know it's not too late

'Cuz 1000 words
Called out through the ages
Will fly to you
Even though we can't see
I know they're reaching you
Suspended on silver wings

Oh, 1000 words
1000 embraces
Will cradle you
Making all of your weary days
Seem far away
They'll hold you forever

1000 words
Have never been spoken
Will fly to you
They'll carry you home
And back into my arms
Suspended on silver wings

And 1000 words
Called out through the ages
Will cradle you
Turning all of your lonely years
To holy days
They'll hold you forever

Lyrics submitted by sephyfan99976

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    General CommentNobody has commented on this song yet? Wow, ok. I guess ill start the trend. I only know of this song from final fantasy X2, and i think its a kick ass song. Sweet lyrics and a nice sound, kinda touches the soul lol. Only final fantasy can have such greatness.
    yeadatswazzupon September 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI was thinking this song might be depicting a persons friend who was in love with them but was turned away. The beloved later regretted it and is trying to call the other back.
    O RLY?on December 11, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love this song, its so meaningful, jade from sweetbox does a good version. i love it. its from final fantasy x-2 and its about lenne and shuyin, shuyin was trying to save lenne by using a forbidden machina (machine) lenne tried to stop him and the were both caught and in there last moments togther before they were brutally shot, lenne could never muster the strength to tell shuyin that she lloved him.
    ally2cooperon January 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, one of my favorites, I too know it from finalfantasy x-2 but I also know other versions of it. I love it so much.
    Its about how a young girl loves someone but he goes off to war and she tries to explain how much she loves him though this song.
    FinalPrincesson April 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI heard this song through a friend who sent it to me and i love it! I haven't got that far in the game yet but its a beautiful song, Go Koda kumi!
    Kamsekion May 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe song by Koda Kumi is called 1000 no kotoba (and yes, I know it means the same thing) BUT, the lyrics are slightly differnt. These are the lyrics for Sweetbox's version.
    NekaBeeon March 23, 2007   Link

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