I Hope They Get to Me In Time

Album: Learn to Live (2008)
  • I'm eight years old
    Daddy's cuttin' my hair
    Aqua Velva on his hands.
    Momma's in the kitchen
    Got fried green tomatoes
    Poppin' in the pan.
    I see a home run, a goal line,
    Holding my friend gettin' baptized.
    I see her beautiful face under that veil
    As she's walking down the aisle.

    I can hear the sirens comin'
    Smell the gasoline and smoke.
    I'm pinned against this steering wheel
    Pretty sure my arm is broke.
    I can see the flames and my life
    Flashing right before my eyes.
    I hope they get to me in time.

    I could see the headlights swerve
    So I cut the wheel to the right.
    Last thing I saw was that bottle turned up
    As he crossed that center line.
    I see tiny hands, brown eyes
    Fallin' to sleep to that lullaby.
    And you slide over next to me
    As I turn out the lights.


    Please Lord, I'm beggin' you
    Don't let me go like this.
    There's so much left that I want to do
    So much I don't want to miss.

    I can see the flames and my life
    Flashing right before my eyes.
    I hope they get to me in time.
    Just get to me in time.
    Please get to me in, in time. Writer/s: MONTY RUSS CRISWELL, WADE KIRBY
    Publisher: Round Hill Music Big Loud Songs, Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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