Washing Dishes

Album: From Here to Now to You (2013)
  • In the morning when the world came awake
    Before you knew me I knew your name
    It was painted across the day as it breaks
    An impression in your window frame

    When you saw me out your window
    Singing from the garden
    Only the beginning
    I'm only getting started
    I don't mind the digging
    Baby, I'll work harder
    I've been washing dishes
    Singing from the bottom

    But one day I'll be running this place
    And one day I could take you away
    But I want you to wonder what's my name
    Because I need you to want me the same

    When you saw me washing dishes
    Singing from the bottom
    Only the beginning
    I'm only getting started
    I don't mind the digging
    Baby, I'll work harder
    I've been in the ashes
    Singing from the garden

    Where everything reaches for the sun
    Still unsure of what we'll become
    But I need you to reach out to me
    See in me more than I could see
    Because I'm afraid that

    One day is only two words we say
    I don't want to let them get in the way
    Of all the plans that we should be making right now
    Right now

    Who took the time and where did they take it
    I want to take it back
    I don't want them to break it
    All these plans that we should be making right now
    Right now

    You see now one day I'll be running this place
    One day I could take you away
    But I want you to wonder what's my name
    Because I need you to want me the same

    When you saw me out your window
    Singing from the garden
    Only the beginning
    I'm only getting started
    I don't mind the digging
    Baby, I'll work harder
    I've been washing dishes
    Singing from the bottom

    One day is only two words we say
    I don't want to let them get in the way
    Of all these plans that we should be making right now
    Right now

    Who took the time and where did they take it
    I want to take it back
    I don't want them to break it
    All these plans that we should be making right now Writer/s: Jack Johnson
    Publisher: Bubble Toes Publishing, REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING
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