Enough For Now

Album: The Fray (2009)
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  • The daughter's father watches, quietly we assume
    He's no longer with us, but he left this dusty room

    And your name and it's an honor
    It's a shame but it's your honor
    To take it on your shoulder
    'Till you can find another

    That's enough for now
    He should have never left you broken
    He should have held you
    Things your father never could do
    That's enough for now
    He would have never left you broken
    He would have held you
    Things your father never told you

    The century before you, never could turn twenty-one
    Years and years he waited, just watching for a son
    Someone to go ahead, to take the name instead
    Years and years he waited, and a daughter came instead, but

    That's enough for now
    He should have never left you broken
    He should have held you
    Things your father never could do
    That's enough for now
    He would have never left you broken
    He would have held you
    Things your father never told you

    Breathing comes in pairs
    Except for twice
    One begins and one's goodbye

    Sixty years of sorrow, he got five or six of bliss
    Left my mothers' mother
    Without so much as a kiss
    As a kiss

    But that's enough for now
    He never wanted to leave you broken
    He would have held you
    Things your father never told you
    That's enough for now
    I would have never left you broken
    I would have held you
    Words your father never told you

    Sixty years of sorrow, you got five or six of bliss
    Left my mother's mother
    Without so much as a kiss. Writer/s: ISAAC SLADE, JOSEPH KING
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Timmy from Mukilteo, Waactually i saw them in concert, and isaac said that it was dedicated to his mother, and how his grandfather did awful things. the first verse basically says that he was waiting for a son, and when he never got one, he just left. so thats probably what its about.
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