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Unreleased 3: Society's Child

Counting Up The Years

Janis Ian/Skipper Wise/Ed Cohn

* As recorded by Janis Ian with Windows

I look at my life
Count the years
Wonder why I'm here
The days go by
The circles close
Love comes and goes

It's not enough
just to be alive
staring at an empty sky
To find my place
Run my race
then retire
Where's the fire?

Counting up the years
Wondering how long they'll last
Measuring the future by the past
through the looking glass
Counting up the years

Making moves
Making plans
Making haste
No time to waste

Keeping score
Gaining points
Losing faith
Love may come too late

Counting up the years
Wondering how long they'll last
Measuring the future by the past
through the looking glass
Counting up the years

Counting up the years
Wondering how long they'll last
Measuring the future by the past
Shadows drawing near
Counting up the years

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