The Water

Album: Been Listening (2010)
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  • All that I have is a river
    The river is always my home
    Lord, take me away
    For I just cannot stay
    Or I'll sink in my skin and my bones

    The water sustains me without even trying
    The water can't drown me, I'm done
    With my dying

    Please help me build a small boat
    One that'll ride on the flow
    Where the river runs deep
    And the larger fish creep
    I'm glad of what keeps me afloat

    The water sustains me without even trying
    The water can't drown me, I'm done
    With my dying

    Now deeper the water I sail
    And faster the current I'm in
    That each night brings the stars
    And the song in my heart
    Is a tune for the journeyman's tale

    The water sustains me without even trying
    The water can't drown me, I'm done
    With my dying

    Now the land that I knew is a dream
    And the line on the distance grows faint
    So wide is my river
    The horizon a sliver
    The artist has run out of paint

    Where the blue of the sea meets the sky
    And the big yellow sun leads me home
    I'm everywhere now
    The way is a vow
    To the wind of each breath by and by

    The water sustains me without even trying
    The water can't drown me, I'm done
    With my dying Writer/s: JOHN PATRICK VIVIAN FLYNN
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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