This Romeo is bleeding but you can't see his blood
It's nothing but some feelings
That this old dog kicked up
It's been raining since you left me
Now I'm drowning in the flood
You see, I've always been a fighter
But without you, I give up

Now I can't sing a love song
Like the way it's meant to be
Well, I guess I'm not that good anymore
But baby, that's just me

Yeah, I will love you, baby
Always and I'll be there
Forever and a day, always

I'll be there 'til the stars don't shine
'Til the heavens burst and the words don't rhyme
I know when I die you'll be on my mind
And I'll love you, always

Now your pictures that you left behind
Are just memories of a different life
Some that made us laugh
Some that made us cry
One that made you have to say goodbye

What I'd give to run my fingers through your hair
Touch your lips, to hold you near
When you say your prayers, try to understand
I've made mistakes, I'm just a man

When he holds you close, when he pulls you near
When he says the words
You've been needing to hear, I'll wish I was him
'Cause those words are mine, to say to you
'Til the end of time

And I will love you, baby
Always and I'll be there
Forever and a day, always

If you told me to cry for you, I could
If you told me to die for you, I would
Take a look at my face
There's no price I won't pay
To say these words to you

Well, there ain't no luck in these loaded dice
But baby, if you give me just one more try
We can pack up our old dreams and our old lives
We'll find a place, where the sun still shines

Yeah, I will love you, baby
Always and I'll be there
Forever and a day, always

I'll be there 'til the stars don't shine
'Til the Heavens burst and the words don't rhyme
I know when I die you'll be on my mind
And I'll love you always

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  • +6
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    um to all you non-bonjovi fans fuck off and get a life assholes.! this is amazing... why would you read and write here if you hate bon jovi in the first place.. it is people like you that ruin muzik today and are such stereotypical people... fucking losers
    silverskyedon May 26, 2002   Link
  • +3
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    okay. this is one of the best love songs ever. there's no doubt about it. the lyrics are sooo amazing. lines like "this romeo is bleeding but you can't see his blood" "it's been raining since you left me now I'm drowning in the flood" "what I'd give to run my fingers through your hair to touch your lips, to hold you near" "when he holds you close, when he pulls you near when he says the words you've been needing to hear I'll wish I was him `cause those words are mine to say to you till the end of time" those lines are amazing. and of course the chorus. jon and richie are one of the best song writing duos in the history of music. and yeah. it is about a stalker. jon said it on the "This left feels right concert" but to me. it's a love song. and it's going to always be a love song. a classic. and the best love song ever.
    lppodd12on July 15, 2007   Link
  • +3
    General Comment
    Not horrible love ballad about heart break.. :) Really good.
    vulnaviaon September 04, 2012   Link
  • +2
    General Comment
    "When he holds you close When he pulls you near When he says the words you've been needing to hear I wish I was him cause those words are mine to say to you until the end of time" Best lyrics ever! Completely get that. One of my fave song lines ever
    tellme101on April 08, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment
    yeah, it's a real love song. the only Bon Jovi song i like, though but i really do hate the video to this song. it just ruins it all, the guy treats the girl so badly and when the girl finally dumps him he goes: "oh why are you not with me. i'll be loving you forever baby" anyone agrees that the video sucks?
    wild floweron July 01, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment
    I agree with you on the video. The Song is about a mistake that ended a relationship, but i'm not sure it's that kind of mistake (cheating), more of a no-commitment-for-the-time-being.
    ahier316on July 05, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment
    It seemed that in 94' when this was released that the days of the big, bombastic, 80's power ballad were over. But than this badboy came out and just destroyed them all. This song is a power ballad, but it is also an amazing love song, and beautiful piece of music. This song will never get old. It is amazing.
    The_Soulon May 19, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment
    Lol, in addition to my last message, I want to say this. It was getting late, you see, and I didn't exactly know what I was saying :) The last sentence. I mean: you'll know the difference between a lovesong and a dangerous song.
    amazoneon May 21, 2004   Link
  • +1
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    omg, guy above ma post!!! lol, why would you tell people that? you could just have ruined that song for me! ahh well, it remains a love song for me, and a touching one at that. The video certainly doesnt suggest its about a stalker, maybe thts just what it reminds bon jovi of.
    gnr-acdc-eagleson May 28, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment
    I really dont care whether the song is about a stalker or not...thats not the way i took it when i first heard it, and that impression is going to stay with me. I love this song, I loved if from the moment I heard it years ago...and i have alot of good (and not so good) memories associated with it. It's a great song, one of my very favorites, and it always will be.
    Wishmasteron January 16, 2006   Link

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