As your soul drips from the plate
To the floor where she is standing
Her eyes lit by the fire
From the torch you were burning
Many years brought many tears
And many more will soon be arriving
But I'll drink this final drop
To enter your front door

Gone are the days when I poured from the rain
Where once, once washed a man
Goin' down life's drain
In time, in time you will see
Just what you mean to me
For I have let an angel
Clip my wings

Come back young volunteer
For your war now it is over
Lay down your blackened gun
Not another bad word spoken
Come tell of all you've seen
To the soul you're no longer killing
And rest your weary voice
The last battle song has cried

Gone are the days when I poured from the rain
Where once, once washed a man
Goin' down life's drain
In time, in time you will see
Just what you mean to me
For I have let an angel
Clip my wings

An angel clipped my wings
From the back of this broken dream
So no ground need ever break my fall again
For I return to sing this tune
From the back of a broken dream

Time won't hurry back
Time won't stall
Time to forget the past
Brush the cobwebs from the wall
For I survived to sing this tune
From the back of a broken dream

An angel clipped my wings
From the back of this broken dream
So no ground need ever break my fall again
For I return to sing this tune
From the back of a broken dream


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    General Commentreally? no comments? this is one of my favorites from them.
    Exaon January 01, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI think its about how many guys give up their dreams because of some reason, whether it be a war which changes them forever, or a woman who, even though she is the love of his life, is anchoring him down from his dreams.
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    "An angel clipped my wings from the back of a broken dream"

    The tangibility of his dreams disappeared when he was burdened with responsibilities, perhaps the angel is representing his woman.
    Dizzy69on March 09, 2010   Link

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