The Rose Lyrics

Some say love it is a river
That drowns the tender reed.
Some say love it is a razor
That leaves your soul to bleed.

Some say love it is a hunger
An endless, aching need
I say love it is a flower,
And you its only seed.

It's the heart afraid of breaking
That never learns to dance
It's the dream afraid of waking
That never takes the chance

It's the one who won't be taken,
Who cannot seem to give
And the soul afraid of dying
That never learns to live.

When the night has been too lonely
And the road has been too long.
And you think that love is only
For the lucky and the strong.

Just remember in the winter
Far beneath the bitter snow
Lies the seed that with the sun's love,
In the spring, becomes the rose.

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Songwriter(s): Amanda Mcbroom
Record Label(s): 2006 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited
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Meaning to "The Rose" song lyrics (15 meanings)
Neal 07/25/11,10:54

The touching meanings in the words just call my tears & make me think a lot about a girl who means too much in my life. Though I cannot see her anymore in the rest of my life. Scarlett, I miss you so!
lulu 11/15/12,14:48

Wow I like this song,when the night has been too lonely
Ajay Ronald 08/25/12,04:34

I and my girlfriend listen this song when ever we are alone. this song makes her special to me...westlife rocks.
skillz 06/13/12,04:59

doesnt mata who d original singer waz..al dat mataz iz,u listen 2 d song n ur hrt beatz faster cos of d tot of dat 1person u cherish n luv. Aize,fankz 4 being d SEED dat made up my FLOWER
Bstevr 06/09/12,13:01

Naijobai tnks 4 saying wstlfe didn't kill it by the way whoever da original singer ur amanda or ... doesn't matter westlife just give it life
Ashleigh 05/15/12,13:32

i have just used this song to type up for my boyfriend at college i love this song to bits love ash xxx
Tunde.NAIJABOI 05/03/12,07:27

This song was performed originally by Amanda Mcbroom in grammy winning fashion. Westlife didnt really killed it.,there performance is just ok.
Temimofe 02/21/12,03:38

I am always captivated with this part of THE ROSE--'I say love it is a flower & you it's only seed' WAOH! Without you love can not be planted. Love sees no fault. I remove head-dress 4 you WESTLIFE
Dee 02/18/12,10:40

Didn't actualy understand y I luvd d song so much until I actualy listend 2 it,knew de lyrics n refered it too m y personal life
Regina 11/07/11,08:51

i always find myself singing this beautiful song, why? coz i love it so very much!i love this, keepup Westlife and you will forever be my best!!!!!!!!
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