"Time Goes Away" as written by and Rosie Thomas Michael Busbee....
He took me to the hillside
He liked to take me there
He took me every Saturday
He put flowers in my hair

And we laughed like my mother said she once did
With my father on his birthday
When they went swimming
And he took her hand into his
And he told her that he loved her
His words held meaning

How do we make these moments last?
How do we get them to stay?
When everything passes and time goes away
He took me to the theater
He liked to take me there
He took me every Sunday
We did our talking there

And we laughed like my mother said she once did
With her sister on her birthday when she was seventeen
They took her car out for a spin
Along the ocean with the top down and life held meaning

How do we make these moments last?
How do we get them to stay?
When everything passes and time goes away


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    General CommentI love this song
    To me, this song is all about those moments which you want to last forever because it means so much to you. It is about time going away.
    Bluebell Fieldon December 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentJust what Bluebell Field said. This song is self-explanatory. It makes me feel nostalgic and remember all the memories I wish could have lasted forever.

    And one other thing....
    I'm almost postivie you have one of the lines of lyrics wrong.

    The lyric should be:
    "Along the ocean with the top down and life held meaning."

    What you wrote doesn't even really make sense. Fix please?? :(
    LilyBearon February 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentis this song about her only seeing her dad on weekends?
    evenfunnieron May 31, 2007   Link
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    My InterpretationI wonder if this song is a response to her dad dying, or going away somehow. Either way it seems like she misses him, and is recalling all the good memories with him.
    darkmeadowon December 10, 2009   Link

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