January Hymn

Album: The King Is Dead (2011)
  • On a winter's Sunday I go
    To clear away the snow
    And green the ground below

    April all an ocean away
    Is this a better way to spend the day?
    Keeping the winter at bay

    What were the words I meant to say
    Before you left
    When I could see your breath lead
    Where you were going to

    Maybe I should just let it be
    And maybe it will all come back to me
    Seeing, oh, January, oh

    How I lived a childhood in the snow
    And all my teens in tow
    Stuffed in strata of clothes

    Hail the winter days after dark
    Wandering the gray memorial park
    A fleeting beating of hearts

    What were the words I meant to say
    Before she left
    When I could see her breath lead
    Where she was going to

    Maybe I should just let it be
    And maybe it will all come back to me
    Seeing, oh, Janu...
    Oh, January, oh Writer/s: COLIN MELOY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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