Dog & Butterfly

Album: Dog & Butterfly (1978)
Charted: 34
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  • There I was with the old man
    Stranded again so off I'd ran
    A young world crashing around me
    No possibilities of getting what I need
    He looked at me and smiled
    Said no, no, no, no, no child

    See the dog and butterfly
    Up in the air he likes to fly
    Dog and butterfly
    Below she had to try
    She roll back down to the warm soft ground, laughing
    She don't know why, she don't know why
    Dog and butterfly

    Well I stumbled upon your secret place
    Safe in the trees you had tears on your face
    Wrestling with your desires frozen strangers
    Stealing your fires, the message hit my mind
    Only words that I could find

    See the dog and butterfly
    Up in the air he like to fly
    Dog and butterfly below she had to try
    She roll back down to the warm soft ground
    Laughing to the sky, up to the sky
    Dog and butterfly

    We're getting older the world's getting colder
    For the life of me I don't know the reason why
    Maybe it's livin' making us give in
    Hearts rolling in taken back on the tide
    We're balanced together ocean upon the sky

    Another night in this strange town
    Moonlight holding me light as down
    Voice of confusion inside of me
    Just begging to go back where I'm free
    Feels like I'm through
    Then the old man's words are true

    See the dog and butterfly
    Up in the air he like to fly
    Dog and butterfly, below she had to try
    She roll back down to the warm soft ground
    With a little tear in her eye
    She had to try, she had to try
    Dog and butterfly, yeah

    Up in the air he like to fly
    The dog and butterfly, below she had to try
    She roll back down to the warm soft ground, laughing
    She don't know why
    But she had to try, she had to try
    Dog and butterfly Writer/s: Ann Wilson, Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson, Susan Ennis
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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