So here I stand
Alone by the side of the road
And I'm reaching for you
Someone to hold, something to cling to
I close my eyes
I shove my hands in my pockets and smile
And the darkness drifts away
I'm at peace, if only once in a while

You don't understand
There's nothing to say
When everything seems lost
You can bet we'll somehow find a way

Well, I'm feeling hurt
And I fought back some tears of my own
But there's something to be said for the ones
Who face the darkness alone
You're too cool to care
Too self-righteous to see and believe
It's a bond we'll never break
A chance for one more change of heart

You don't understand
There's nothing to say
When everything seems lost
You can bet we'll somehow find a way

Did your ever think about the ones on top
Do you have the strength to shout it, ready or not
So, I never thought I'd be the one complaining
But, I can't believe it's been inside me all this time

So here I stand!


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Stand Lyrics as written by Brian Kelly Mcknight

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    I really liek this song. Russ is one of the nicest guys I have ever met!!!

    saves_the_day_girlon May 03, 2002   Link
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    Ahh I've searched for these lyrics -everywhere-

    Ali = happy.

    xaligalxon July 23, 2002   Link
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    I really like the lyrics of this song.. Fits perfectly to my current situation.

    ChubbyPrincesson May 15, 2006   Link

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