If We Were Vampires

Album: The Nashville Sound (2017)
  • It's not the long, flowing dress that you're in
    Or the light coming off of your skin
    The fragile heart you protected for so long
    Or the mercy in your sense of right and wrong
    It's not your hands searching slow in the dark
    Or your nails leaving love's watermark
    It's not the way you talk me off the roof
    Your questions like directions to the truth

    It's knowing that this can't go on forever
    Likely one of us will have to spend some days alone
    Maybe we'll get forty years together
    But one day I'll be gone
    Or one day you'll be gone

    If we were vampires and death was a joke
    We'd go out on the sidewalk and smoke
    Laugh at all the lovers and their plans
    I wouldn't feel the need to hold your hand
    Maybe time running out is a gift
    I'll work hard 'til the end of my shift
    And give you every second I can find
    And hope it isn't me who's left behind

    It's knowing that this can't go on forever
    Likely one of us will have to spend some days alone
    Maybe we'll get forty years together
    But one day I'll be gone
    Or one day you'll be gone

    It's knowing that this can't go on forever
    Likely one of us will have to spend some days alone
    Maybe we'll get forty years together
    But one day I'll be gone
    Or one day you'll be gone

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  • Robert from Attica, MichiganWell deserved Grammy!
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