"And The River Is Me" as written by and Darrell Scott....
I guess I’ve always known
I was in this for life
It’s cost me some sleepless days
It’s cost me a wife
Maybe I’ve spent a little too much time
Looking in the bathroom mirror
Waiting for the steam to disappear
Thinking I was getting clearer and clearer

Maybe I could’ve been a cook
Or maybe taught high school math
Maybe I could’ve been the man on the street
With a future as uncertain as my past
But I’ve been singing for a living
Back and forth across America
Singing ‘bout things I should talk to my shrink
And to my shrink singing kum-by-yah

With my head in a song and a song in my head
Just let me live until I’m dead
There’s so many books I wish I’d read
Like war and peace
So many friends I’ve won and lost
So many masks I’ve worn and tossed
Into troubled waters I could not cross
And the river is me, and the river is me

River run to the ocean
River roll to the sea

They had this test back in high school
Said I had a career in forestry
Had aptitude for isolation
Yeah, I could live without tv
But me, I took the low road
Looking for another light
I don’t live in a tower on some fire road
But the human view is out of sight

With my head in a song and a song in my head
Just let me live until I’m dead
There’s so many words I wish I’d said
Like I’m sorry I am sorry
So many friends I’ve won and lost
So many masks I’ve worn and tossed
Into troubled waters I could not cross
And the river is me, and the river is me

River run to the ocean
River roll to the sea



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