The River

Album: Ropin' the Wind (1991)
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  • You know a dream is like a river
    Ever changin' as it flows
    And the dreamer's just a vessel
    That must follow where it goes
    Trying to learn from what's behind you
    And never knowing what's in store
    Makes each day a constant battle
    Just to stay between the shores

    And I will sail my vessel
    'Til the river runs dry
    Like a bird upon the wind
    These waters are my sky
    I'll never reach my destination
    If I never try
    So I will sail my vessel
    'Til the river runs dry

    Too many times we stand aside
    And let the waters slip away
    'Til what we put off 'til tomorrow
    Has now become today
    So don't you sit upon the shoreline
    And say you're satisfied
    Choose to chance the rapids
    And dare to dance the tide

    Yes, I will sail my vessel
    'Til the river runs dry
    Like a bird upon the wind
    These waters are my sky
    I'll never reach my destination
    If I never try
    So I will sail my vessel
    'Til the river runs dry

    There's bound to be rough waters
    And I know I'll take some falls
    But with the good Lord as my captain
    I can make it through them all

    Yes, I will sail my vessel
    'Til the river runs dry
    Like a bird upon the wind
    These waters are my sky
    I'll never reach my destination
    If I never try
    So I will sail my vessel
    'Til the river runs dry

    Yes, I will sail my vessel
    'Til the river runs dry
    'Til the river runs dry Writer/s: Garth Brooks, Victoria Shaw
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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