Skin Lyrics

Sara Beth is scared to death
To hear what the doctor will say
She hasn't been well, since the day that she fell
And the bruise it just won't go away

So she sits and she waits with her mother and dad
And flips through an old magazine
Till the nurse with the smile stands at the door
And says, ?Will you please come with me??

Sara Beth is scared to death
?Cause the doctor just told her the news
Between the red cells and white, something's not right
But we're gonna take care of you

Six chances in ten, it won't come back again
With the therapy we're gonna try
It's just been approved, it's the strongest there is
And I think we caught it in time
And Sara Beth closes her eyes

And she dreams she's dancing
Around and around without any cares
And her very first love is holding her close
And a soft wind is blowing her hair

Sara Beth is scared to death
As she sits holding her mom
?Cause it would be a mistake for someone to take
A girl with no hair to the prom

For just this morning, right there on her pillow
Was the cruelest of any surprise
And she cried when she gathered it all in her hands
The proof that she couldn't deny
And Sara Beth closes her eyes

And she dreams she's dancing
Around and around without any cares
And her very first love was holding her close
And a soft wind is blowing her hair

It's quarter to seven, that boy's at the door
And her daddy ushers him in
And when he takes off his cap
They all start to cry
?Cause this morning where his hair had been
Softly she touches just skin

And they go dancing
Around and around without any cares
And her very first true love is holding her close
And for a moment she isn't scared

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Songwriter(s): Joe Henry, Doug Johnson
Record Label(s): 2004 Lyric Street Records Inc
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Meaning to "Skin" song lyrics (24 meanings)
Savlove123 03/28/12,15:09

I love this song. My friend's friend got this kind of cancer just before homecoming. her partner refused to dance with her, but I couldn't stand it and asked her to dance with me. she is now my wife:)
kirsten 09/06/11,17:55

i love this song.its like listening to my life in music.i have cancer and lost all my hair the week of prom.and my date dumped me but my cousin (who also had cancer)took me.i also won prom queen! :)
Paula 12/31/13,05:27

This song touched my heart I lost my dad to stomach cancer I held him deep in my arms while he took his last breath it's hard to lose anyone to cancer I hope they find a cure for all cancers god bless
Beverly Carnes 11/26/12,15:10

Even tho this song wasn't necessarily written for her there actually is a sara elizabeth who died from cancer. She was really a senior and it wasn't prom it was homecoming for her
don 07/18/12,20:49

I had cancer 6 years ago and this song brings the despair and fear back to me every time I hear it...what a great song!
Tator 11/15/11,16:05

This song means alot cause both my grandparents had cancer and i lost my grandpaw this year and my grandmaw had it to they both survived she did but grandpaw lost his battle. It has made me stong now.
annie13 11/02/11,19:49

my grandma was diagnosed with lukemia at the same time this song came out and she was a test patient for a new type of chemo so hearing this song is like listening to part of my life and i always cry.
chaela 10/28/11,02:23

i love this song. i almost cried the first time i heard this song. i almost cry every time i hear it.
derrick 07/29/11,03:28

This is my one song to think of my father he had a very strong form of cancer and the only reason they found it was because they where doing surgery on him that day
Molly 07/18/11,18:57

My best female friend Ali in eigth grade got some form of cancer, her and my friend David wouldnt tell me what kind, but she got kemo. She wears my hair now. I havent heard from her in a year.
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