Round And Round (It Won't Be Long)

Album: Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969)
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  • Round and round and round we spin
    To weave a wall to hem us in
    It won't be long, it won't be long
    How slow and slow and slow it goes
    To mend the tear that always shows
    It won't be long, it won't be long

    It's hard enough losin'
    The paper illusion you've hidden inside
    Without the confusion
    Of findin' you're usin' the crutch of the lie
    To shelter your pride when you cry

    Round and round and round we spin
    To weave a wall to hem us in
    It won't be long, it won't be long
    How slow and slow and slow it goes
    To mend the tear that always shows
    It won't be long, it won't be long

    Now you're movin' too slow
    And wherever you go there's another beside
    It's so hard to say no
    To yourself and it shows that you're losing inside
    When you step on your pride and you cry

    Round and round and round we spin
    To weave a wall to hem us in
    It won't be long, it won't be long
    How slow and slow and slow it goes
    To mend the tear that always shows
    It won't be long, it won't be long

    How the hours will bend
    Through the time that you spend till you turn to your eyes
    And you see your best friend
    Looking over the end and you turn to see why
    And he looks in your eyes and he cries

    Round and round and round we spin
    To weave a wall to hem us in
    It won't be long, it won't be long
    How slow and slow and slow it goes
    To mend the tear that always shows
    It won't be long, it won't be long

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  • AnonymousI have been listening to this song for 30 years. Haunting and mesmerizing.
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