If I Had a Boat

Album: Early In The Morning (2010)
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  • Golden, golden, golden river run
    To the East then drop beneath the sun
    And as the moon lies low and overhead
    We're lost

    Burn slow, burning up the back wall
    Long roads, where the city meets the sky
    Most days, most days stay the sole same
    Please stay, for this fear it will not die

    If I had a boat, I would sail to you
    Hold you in my arms, ask you to be true
    Once I had a dream, it died long before
    Now I'm pointed north, hoping for the shore

    Down low, down amongst the thorn rows
    Weeds grow, through the lilies and the vine
    Birds play, try to find their own way
    Soft clay, on your feet and under mine

    If I had a boat, I would sail to you
    Hold you in my arms, ask you to be true
    Once I had a dream, it died long before
    Now I'm pointed north, hoping for the shore

    Splitting at the seams
    Heaving at the brace
    Sheets all billowing
    Breaking of the day
    Sea is not my friend
    And everyone conspires
    Still I choose to swim
    Slip beneath the tide

    Once I had a dream, once I had a hope
    That was yesterday, not so long ago
    This is not the end, this is just the world
    Such a foolish thing, such an honest girl

    If I had a boat, I would sail to you
    Hold you in my arms, ask you to be true
    Once I had a dream, it died long before
    Now I'm pointed north, hoping for the shore Writer/s: James McMorrow
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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