A desert sunrise, you warm my soul
Painting me in shades of clay
Covering me whole
And I'm a lizard, sunbathing in your radiance
Oh i come out of hiding, so sweet
so sweet you are
If I could only have a taste
Wrap my lips around your flavor
Just because you are you
Just because you are, so beautiful

And I've been waiting all this life
In the company of one
And I know I am young
But I don't want to be alone
If you could only just
Consider the two of us
And i know darling
I could be so good to you

I see you rising
On the horizon
Bringing light into the day
And I'm coasting on your rays
When I awoke, you spoke through the mist of the mystic bliss
Casting shadows
On all my dismal yesterdays
Do you remember that you told me, darling
That I was so real
I tell you all, my tears for you are real
And we'll cross that bridge again some day
I know we will
I hope we will

Desert sunset, a lullaby
If I could give it all to you
If you'd only let me try
Sing so sweetly, it's my only wish
Music drips from your lips like sweet sips of a summer's kiss
Summer raindrops are precious, tongues twist

And I’ve been waiting all this life
In the company of one
And I know I am young
But I don’t want to be alone
If you could only just
Consider the two of us
And I know darling
I could be so good to you

I see you rising, on the horizon
Bringing light into the day
And I’m coasting on your rays
When I awoke and you spoke through the mist of a mystic bliss
Casting shadows
On all my dismal yesterdays
Do you remember that you told me, darling
That I was so real
I tell you all, my tears for you are real
We’ll cross that bridge again some day
I know we will
I hope we will

Desert moonrise, into the night
Before we lay our heads
I wish to walk under the splendorous starlight
Sing so sweetly, it’s the sweetest sound
And I’ve become weak in the knees
And I drop down and kiss the ground
And all my cares lie far below
In this earth I wish to die
In this hearth my fire grows


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    My Interpretation"And I've been waiting all this life
    In the company of one
    And I know I am young
    But I don't want to be alone
    If you could only just
    Consider the two of us
    And I know darling
    I could be so good to you"

    The lizard is cold and lonely from the night. The sunrise is the woman who becomes his savior - saves him from himself/loneliness/cold. The sun shares her warmth/love through sun rays and he falls in love. Her love helps him to forget about his dismal yesterdays and shows him a new brighter, warmer, more loving and less lonely future. Let's hope this time around that the sunrise is not followed by a sunset. It seems at night the lizard starts to believe that the sun will not rise again. Surely he's been through this cycle before? Perhaps the dark/cold makes him forget the light/warmth, then during the day the light/warmth helps him forget the dark/cold. He is lonely and longing for love, perhaps love is what makes him realize how lonely he's been in life. Now that he has found her, he doesn't want to go back to living his life alone, he wants to share it with her forever. I think this story is talking about loneliness, finding love, and the struggle to keep it. It teaches hope for better days even in the darkest hours just before daylight, and appreciation of the better days in case darkness comes again.
    jallen84on October 28, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think jallen84 has a gretat interpretation and let me say everyone here is right, this is a beautiful song. it means so much and honestly brings tears to my eyes.

    When you realize how great just one person can be for you, they do become like your sun and you do coast off of their rays even when they aren't around. in my own world a similar time issue is happening as with the sun and the night for this lonely lizard and i know how he can feel...I know how lonely he can feel and sometimes all the energy in the world can go into just"knowing" or "hoping" that you will meet again and be on the road to happiness together.

    But if it's really as natural and beautiful as the sunrise moves into sunset, it will be an eventuality and it will work out. so for anyone coping with music like this on days like today like i am...that eventuality will come :) i am working on always believing that. but for now, just coast on those rays and make them your own rays. be your own sun and let the world be yours. you can do anything for you and make it happen. don't pursue happiness, rather..create it :)
    vivalahelgaon December 26, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti LOVE this song it's so pretty
    jessie534on February 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti LOVE this song it's so pretty
    jessie534on February 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti LOVE this song it's so pretty
    jessie534on February 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti LOVE this song it's so pretty
    jessie534on February 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful
    jessie534on February 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commentoops, i didn't mean to hit the button so many times.
    jessie534on February 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commentlove this song.
    stateofflux321on February 02, 2009   Link
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    General Comment...Music drips from your lips like sweet sips of a summer's kiss.
    awesome.
    menatalieon February 02, 2009   Link

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