Want to cry for you
Would it do any good?
If I rained for you
It would just be water

And the night's with you
And the storm's in your hand
And you're down and you're down
And I can't lift you

I'm powerless to change your world
I'm powerless to stop the hurt

But I'll give you my heart
Give you my shoulder
I give you my heart
Give you my shoulder
Over and over

Want to run for you
Would it do any good?
If I flew for you
You would still be standing

And it's hard watching
Cause I'm part of you
And it's hard not to
Not to know what I can do

I'm powerless to change your world
I'm powerless to stop the hurt

I'm trying hard to be your tower of strength
I'm trying hard to bring you back to joy

I'll give you my heart
Give you my shoulder
I give you my heart
Give you my shoulder

When the night just cuts you through
And the dream is lost to you
When you're worried and confused

I will give you my heart give you my shoulder
I give you my heart
Give you my shoulder
Over and over

Time and again
Give you my shoulder
I will
I give you my heart
Give you my shoulder
I will
Time and again
Over and over
I give you my heart
Give you my shoulder


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    This is a great song - I think it means that as much as you might want to sometimes, you can't save the people you care about all the time - they have to save themselves. You can just be there for them while they do it. You can't get through things for them.

    lucyb85on August 07, 2006   Link
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    i love this song. just a great song saying that you're there for them

    brightestfireflyon September 18, 2004   Link
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    i love this song

    vauinon November 11, 2007   Link
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    amazing song!!!!

    tomer83on January 17, 2009   Link
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    Words cannot explain the feeling this song gives me every time i hear it. I stumble upon it about once every two months on my itunes library and it always gives me the same feeling every time, only better.Great song!!!

    rPrieston November 16, 2009   Link
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    The world would be a much better place if everyone would just shut up and listen to Heather Nova for a few minutes.

    davydaveon February 07, 2010   Link
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    I like this song alot and as others have said it does talk about caring about someone :)

    Blissgirl2227on February 28, 2022   Link

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