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Uncle Wonderful

Why Can't You & I

Janis Ian

Hope dies, withered on the vine
Old before its time. Water into brine
And dreams die, waiting to be fed,
long before they're wed to life

So here we are, two ships without a sail
No rudder for the gale winds, or the tailspins

I miss you even when you're near
You're leaving, pouring out like tears
If dreams die before we give them life,
why should love survive?

Hope tries. First you're holding hands
Then dreams become demands
and passion turns to plans
And love tries, blinded by its youth,
to turn its anger into truth

So here we are, twos hips upon the land
No anchor for the sand dunes. When the earth moves

I miss you even when you're near
You're leaving, pouring out like tears
If hope tries to fight the test of time,
why can't you and I?

Feed me. Pluck me from the vine
Stop the hands of time
Turn water into wine
And see me. Treasure every seed
Pleasure in the need - Be mine

Here you are, my comet in the sky
Afraid to spin too high, and burning as you fly

I miss you even when you're near
You're leaving, pouring out like tears
If dreams die, then why should you and i?
We were born to fly
We were born to fly
We were born to fly

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