[Paula Cole]
She had two babies
One was six months, one was three
In the war of '44

[R. Kelly]
I am a mountain
I am a tall tree
Ohh, I am a swift wind
Sweepin' the country

[Paula Cole]
Every telephone ring
Every heartbeat stinging
When she thought it was God calling her
Oh, would her son grow to know his father?

[R. Kelly]
If anybody asks you who I am
Just stand up tall
Look 'em in the face and say

[Paula Cole]
I don't want to wait for our lives to be over
I want to know right know, what will it be?
I don't want to wait for our lives to be over
Will it be "yes" or will it be "sorry"?
[R. Kelly: I'm that star up in the sky
I'm that mountain peak up high
I made it
I'm the world's greatest
And I'm that little bit of hope
When my back's against the ropes
I can feel it
I'm the world's greatest]

[R. Kelly]
I am a giant
I am an eagle
I am a lion
Down in the jungle

I am a marching band
I am the people
I am a helping hand
And I am a hero

[Paula Cole]
He showed up all wet
On the rainy front step
Wearing shrapnel in his skin

And the war he saw
Lives inside him still
It's so hard to be gentle and warm

The years passed by
And now he has granddaughters

[Paula Cole]
I don't want to wait for our lives to be over
I want to know right know, what will it be?
I don't want to wait for our lives to be over
Will it be "yes" or will it be "sorry"?
[R. Kelly: I'm that star up in the sky
I'm that mountain peak up high
I made it
I'm the world's greatest
And I'm that little bit of hope
When my back's against the ropes
I can feel it
I'm the world's greatest]


Lyrics submitted by BleedorBreathe

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