I turned on the evening news
Saw a old man being interviewed
Turning a hundred and two today
Asked him what's the secret to life
He looked up from his old pipe
Laughed and said "All I can say is."

Don't blink
Just like that you're six years old and you're taking naps and you
Wake up and you're twenty-five and your high school sweetheart becomes your wife
Don't blink
You just might miss your babies growing like mine did
Turning into moms and dads next thing you know your better half
Of fifty years is there in bed
And you're praying God takes you instead
Trust me friend a hundred years goes faster than you think
So don't blink

I was glued to my tv and it looked like he looked at me and said
"Best start putting first things first."
Cause when your hourglass runs out of sand
You can't flip over and start again
Take every breathe God gives you for what it's worth

Don't Blink
Just like that you're six years old and you're taking naps and you
Wake up and you're twenty-five and your high school sweetheart becomes your wife
Don't blink
You just might miss your babies growing like mine did
Turning into moms and dads next thing you know your better half
Of fifty years is there in bed
And you're praying God takes you instead
Trust me friend a hundred years goes faster than you think
So don't blink

I've been tryna slow it down
I've been tryna take it in
In this here today gone tomorrow world we're livin' in

Don't blink
Just like that you're six years old and you're taking naps and you
Wake up and you're twenty-five and your high school sweetheart becomes your wife
Don't blink
You just might miss your babies growing like mine did
Turning into moms and dads next thing you know your better half
Of fifty years is there in bed
And you're praying God takes you instead
Trust me friend a hundred years goes faster you think
Don't blink

Naw, don't blink



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    General Comment:this song is arguably one of the best songs by Kenny its so true, enjoy every moment of your life and dont waste anytime because life goes by pretty damn fast, so take everything as it comes and enjoy it all
    Keeebler7on August 28, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:and dont blink
    Keeebler7on August 28, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:Lol so true.
    ohplease(!)on September 09, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:very good song, very good album, not his best, but he's got a couple albums that in my mind are next to impossible to top, anyone else have the album?? fav song on it? comments??
    m_modano190on September 18, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:I absolutely hate songs like this. They cause me incredible anxiety. I know that's the point, but damn, I hate these songs.

    I'm going to go play with my kids.
    Gemanon October 01, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:Def one of his best ever, I don't know what more you can say than that. I like how he can get you into the perspective of looking back on your life in a lot of his songs :)
    sure_13on October 03, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:omg this song is so amazing. i had heard it a couple times on the radio but never really paid that much attention to it. then i was watching CMT music videos and this came on and i just started to bawl. it is such a powerful song with a great message.
    i love you kenny!
    lgfuadon October 05, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:I love songs about life. "Remember When" by Jackson is the all-time best. "Next 30 Years" I think it's called by Tim McGraw is also great. This ons isn't as good as those two, but it's good. The meaning is obvious.
    cubbyblueson November 15, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:This was a wonderful song that tells people to slow down and tell there love ones how much they mean to them
    Aly_13on November 30, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:These kind of songs really make me think, worry, cry, and apperciate. This is by far one of Kenny's better songs and I love it.
    karleyhennon August 16, 2009   Link

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