Letting You Go

Album: Words (2017)
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  • Letting You Go

    Wasn't I brushing the hair from your face
    Wasn't I just drying your tears and singing you sweet dreams at night
    Seems like it was just yesterday
    Suddenly you're seventeen and it's just 18 months til goodbye
    I'd rather deny it
    God knows I'd try if I could keep you here at home
    But I know

    Loving you is holding you
    And lifting you up
    Planting the seeds and then watching you grow
    Even though it's hard to do
    It's letting you fall
    And giving you wings so you fly on your own
    cause part of loving you is letting you go

    All of your life I've prepared you to leave
    Now that little boy's all grown up and it's too late for changing my mind
    But nobody ever warned me
    That the years go too fast and there's just no pressing rewind

    Cause time is a liar, wish I could set the clock on fire
    Turn it back to yesterday
    But it just keeps tickin' away

    Loving you is holding you
    And lifting you up
    Planting the seeds and then watching you grow
    Even though it's hard to do
    It's letting you fall
    And giving you wings so you fly on your own
    Part of loving you is letting you go

    No matter how I wanna make you stay
    You were also born to fly away

    Loving you is holding you
    Lifting you up
    Planting the seeds and then watching you grow
    Even though it's hard to do
    It's letting you fall
    And giving you wings so you fly on your own
    Part of loving you is letting you go
    Letting you go

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