Wildflower

I Know Why

They say love keeps on growing
It's the one thing that I've felt I've always known
Cause it wouldn't matter where you're going
Cause where you are is where I wanna go

I know why the heart gets lonely
Every time you give your love away
And if you think that you are only
A shadow in the wind
Rolling round but when you let somebody in
They might fade away

Tell me why the road keeps turning
When everything you want is straight ahead
And everything I thought worth learning
Is forgotten when I see your face instead

I know why the heart gets lonely
Every time you give your love away
And if you think that you are only
A shadow in the wind
Rolling round but when you go and let somebody in
They might fade away

All you say is so overrated
Holding on to yesterday
Along the way
It can get too complicated to say

I know why the heart gets lonely
Every time you give your love away
If you think that you are only
A shadow in the wind
You better think again

I know why the heart gets lonely
Every time you give your love away
And if you think that you are only
Flowers in the wind
Blowing round the wind
You let somebody in they might fade away
Fade away

Letter to God

I woke up late
Put my sweater on
And I walked down to the shop
I stood in line
Till the line was gone
And my turn to win was lost

What do you do
When you look to the left and to the right
And find no clue?
Well I'm sending a letter to God
How will it be when I'm gone?
And what if everyone is wrong?

I took you in
Made a bed for you
In return you gave me some
Words to go on
Told me I was saved
But you never said what from

What do you do
When you look to the left and to the right
And find no clues
To the questions you ask yourself at night?
Who will come through?
You'll be sending a letter to God
How will it be when they're gone?
And what if everyone is wrong?

A solid case
For the innocent
Could be made and laid to rest
They say it won't do
If you aren't like us
Then you've failed the final test

What do you feel
When you look to the east and to the west
If this is real
Does it feel like some never ending test?
A finance deal
If this is my one last chance to invest
I've one request
I'll be sending a letter to God
To know where will I go when I'm gone
And what if everyone is wrong?

Perfect Lie

Burn like a cigarette
All inside my head
Reminding me not to forget
Words, words I'd never say
Things along the way
They’re telling me that I'm the best

Cause your face it doesn't look like it did
You give away everything now that you've hid
You, you want to be only
To never get lonely
So you opened up your arms and took me in
And this our last goodbye
And this is a perfect lie
Told by someone that I used to know back then

Help, help is on the way
That's what they all say
It's a thing that they don't know
Cause I, I know everything
And maybe it's just a ring
But that won't make me let it go

Look at your face it doesn't look like it did
You give away everything now that you’re here
You, you want to be only
To never get lonely
So you opened up your arms and let me in
And this our last goodbye
And this is a perfect lie
Told by someone that I used to know back then

Look at your face
It doesn't look like it did
You hide your love
But your not willing now to give
Willing now to give
You, you want to be only
To never get lonely
So you opened up your arms and let me in
And this our last goodbye
And this is a perfect lie
Told by someone that I used to know back then
And this is our last goodbye
This is a perfect lie
That I never had to hear that voice again

Live It Up

You get high jacked, waiting at the bus stop
By Jesus, who's working at the pawnshop
Escaped by, barely in the picture
But never far from the lens
You'd never risk it,
Inherently self-conscious
So twisted, resting on your haunches
So mystic, painting in a poncho
You better get ready
Everybody's out to have a good time

Live it up, like there's no time left
Just like there's no tomorrow
Live it up, like there's no time left
And there's no time to kill
Live it up, like there's no time left
And no time left to borrow
Why don't you try to get it right this time
Get it right this time

You get worked up, jammed and overloaded
Your time's up, fore you even know it
But you can't stop, working on the outcome
You're hawking your latest sins
Put on your backpack
Take a trip to nowhere
You're sidetracked
On your way to somewhere
You wind up right back where you started
You better get ready
Everybody's out to have a good time

Live it up, like there's no time left
Just like there's no tomorrow
Live it up, like there's no time left
And there's no time to kill
Live it up, like there's no time left
And no time left to borrow
Why don't we try to get it right this time
This time

No reason to worry
Even if it isn't going our way
Forget about tomorrow
Because all we really have is today

Live it up, like there's no time left
Just like there's no tomorrow
Live it up, like there's no time left
And there's no time to kill
Live it up, like there's no time left
And no time left to borrow
Why don't we try to get it right
Why don't we try to get it right
Why don't we try to get it right this time
Get it right this time
Get it right this time
All right

Good Is Good

Good is good and bad is bad
But you don’t know which one you had
She put your books out on the sidewalk
Now they’re blowing round
They won’t help you when you’re down

Love’s on your list of things to do
To bring your good luck back to you
And if you think that everything’s unfair
Would you care
If you’re the last one standing there

And every time you hear the rolling thunder
You turn around before the lightening strikes
And does it ever make you stop and wonder
If all your good times pass you by

I don’t hold no mystery
But I can show you how to turn the key
Cause all I know is where I started
So downhearted
And that’s not where you want to be

And every time you hear the rolling thunder
You turn around before the lightening strikes
And you could find a rock to crawl right under
And let your good times pass you by

When the day is done
And the world is sleeping
And the moon is on its way to shine
All your friends are gone
You thought were so worth keeping
You don’t belong
But you don’t know why

And every time you hear the rolling thunder
You turn around before the lightening strikes
And does it ever make you stop and wonder
If all your good times pass you by

Every time you hear the rolling thunder
Then you turn around before the lightning strikes
Well does it ever make you stop and wonder
If all your good times pass you by

When the day is done
And the world is sleeping
And the moon is on its way to shine shine
All your friends are gone
You thought were so worth keeping
You feel you don’t belong
Neither do I

I Don't Wanna Know

I heard the song,
It was all around
Everyone's quitting
Everyone's breaking down
I called your house on the telephone
Nobody answered
But I know you're home

All in all, it's nature's poetry
I can't understand the way it flows
But I don't wanna know
No I don't wanna know
Cause everything I know makes me feel so low
No, I don't wanna know

I pushed a button just to find my way
I got directions but I'm still lost today
I see her smiling, but her eyes were dead
Nobody's crying, that's what paper said

All in all, it's nature's poetry
I can't understand the way it goes
So I don't wanna know
No I don't wanna know
Cause everything I know makes me feel so low
That I don't wanna know

All in all, it's nature's poetry
Can't understand the way it flows
So I don't wanna know
No, I don't wanna know
Cause everything I know makes me feel so low
No, I don't wanna know

No, I don't wanna know
No, I don't wanna know
No, I don't wanna know
Cause everything I know makes me feel so low
I don't wanna know

Chances Are

I was lost inside a daydream
Swimming through the saline
I looked at you and you breathed in
Well, that's the way it's always been

It all comes down to creating time
You don't always have to make it right
We'll all drive by in our hybrid lives
Chances are we'll make it back

I was doing time in the LA jail
My karma was living inside a failure
No matter how it don't matter now
Rest assured the rest is blurred

It all comes down to doing time
We don't always have to make it a crime
We'll all drive off in our hybrid lives
Chances are we'll make it back
We'll make it back
We'll make it back

Terror runs for king I said
It is better to explore within
We were apes before we spoke of sin
The cosmos sits on the tip of a pin

It all comes down to creating time
You don't always have to make it all right
We'll all drive by with our hybrid lives
Chances are, chances are, chances are
We'll make it back
We'll make it back
We'll make it back
We'll make it back

Always On Your Side

My yesterdays are all boxed up and neatly put away
But every now and then you come to mind
Cause you were always waiting to be picked to play the game
But when your name was called, you found a place to hide
When you knew that I was always on your side

Well everything was easy then, so sweet and innocent
But your demons and your angels reappeared
Leaving all the traces of the man you thought you'd be
Leaving me with no place left to go from here
Leaving me so many questions all these years

But is there someplace far away
Someplace where all is clear
Easy to start over with the ones you hold so dear
Or are you left to wonder, all alone, eternally
This isn't how it's really meant to be
No it isn't how it's really meant to be

Well they say that love is in the air
But never is it clear,
How to pull it close and make it stay
Butterflies are free to fly, and so they fly away
And I'm left to carry on and wonder why
Even through it all, I'm always on your side

But is there someplace far away
Someplace where all is clear
Easy to start over with the ones you hold so dear
Or are we left to wonder, all alone, eternally
But is this how it's really meant to be
No is it how it's really meant to be

Well if they say that love is in the air
Never is it clear
How to pull it close and make it stay
If butterflies are free to fly, why do they fly away
Leaving me to carry on and wonder why
Was it you that kept me wondering through this life
When you know that I was always on your side

Wildflower

Quiet eyes
You have always been my wildflower
Showing up wherever beauty's lost its way
Your heart must break

I was free
Until I heard the song you sang me to me
Pulling me away from everything I knew
To be with you

And everything I know just fades away
And every time you go it hurts me so
I don't know why when I know we're free
We’re free to fly

Here we are
Burning faster than the closest star
Falling back down to the Earth
I love you so it sometimes hurts

Closer still
You will find me standing on the hill
Waiting for you with my arms stretched open wide
Now come inside

And everything I know just fades away
And every time you go it hurts me so
I don't know why when I know we're free
We’re free to fly

And everything I know just fades away
And where the wildflower grows
It picks its space
And that's the way it is
When nature plays its lovely hand
They'll understand everything
Everything, everything

Where Has All the Love Gone

Today I saw the strangest thing on the evening news
A man who wasn't sad at all ‘bout what's going on
And even though I'm trying to smile
With everything I see it could take a while

I've been looking everywhere I go
Where has all the love
Where has all the love gone?
I've been looking all around to know
Where has all the love
Where has all the love gone?

Yesterday I heard you say you never close your eyes
Sometimes the world's a scary ride,
It's hard to hang on
Along the way we got off track
Now if we turn around can we ever get back?

I've been looking everywhere I go
Where has all the love
Where has all the love gone?
I've been looking all around to know
Where has all the love
Where has all the love gone?
Where has all the love gone

I know it was there when we were young
Today I saw the flag roll by on a wooden box
And if it's true we lost our way
Then what have we got?

I've been looking everywhere I go
Where has all the love
Where has all the love gone?
I've been looking all around to know
Where has all the love
Where has all the love gone?
I've been looking all around to know
Where has all the love
Where has all the love gone?
Today I saw the strangest thing

Lifetimes

Take off your halo
Take off your golden crown
The spotlight's off
The shades are down
Where are your friends now
They're ghosts in a windowpane
Sometimes it's hard to stay the same

And we can live lifetimes in a single day
No matter what you do
I love you anyway
You say if you're lost inside
Well, I get lonely, too
Even in the worst of times
I give my best to you

I dreamed I was swimming
Fighting the undertow
Drifting in circles
No place to go
And when I woke up
I was wringing wet
But so much stronger than before

And we can live lifetimes in a single day
No matter what you do
I love you anyway
You say if you're lost inside
Well, I get lonely, too
Even in the worst of times
I give my best to you

No words escape
The silence made
The looks betray
I'm not afraid at all
At all

And we can live lifetimes in a single day
No matter what you do
I love you anyway
You say if you're lost inside
Well, I get lonely, too
Even in the worst of times
I give my best to you
Even in the worst of times
I give my best to you

 

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