The Undiscovered Country

Album: She Remembers Everything (2018)
  • All those who go before us
    The mothers and the kings
    Shakespeare and my father
    Who kick dust up in my dreams
    If you're too close to the voices
    You can stray far from the track
    So goodbye, my friends
    It's my turn to won't look back

    The ghosts have had their moment
    Now they fade into the sun
    Shining like a carousel
    When summer's just begun
    Bonded for their silence
    And I threw away the key
    Someone's going down
    But it's not me

    All because I'm thankful for what we don't understand
    The undiscovered country between a woman and a man

    All those who follow after
    Are children who we pledge
    To a story of some sailors
    Who float beyond the edge
    To their
    We want them to retire
    Just beyond their grasp
    And plain desires

    The old men never helped us
    They took our every vow
    Turned them into money
    And look where we are now
    Waiting for a savior
    But she walks alone to sea
    And someone's going down
    She went down for me

    And still she says she's thankful for what we don't understand
    The undiscovered country in every woman, every man

    Some day will come the questions
    With no answers, but we ask
    Just the same when we were children
    Which was sweet but doesn't last
    From the undiscovered country
    We hear the old refrain
    The sky is blue
    For the few who remain

    All because I'm thankful for the things we never planned
    The undiscovered country in every woman, every man
    Raise a glass, be thankful for what we don't understand
    The undiscovered country between a woman and a man Writer/s: JOHN B LEVENTHAL, ROSANNE CASH
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
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