from the moment the arms of the midwestern sky
broke down to the pavement
in a vehicle ragged returning
nervously brave, making my way to you

heaters have broken, it's cold every day
in the mysteries at the top of my mind
I've never reached an answer, I'm only given clues
nothing better than a journey to you

I ain't got a whole lot of things on my list
just the freedom and the will to choose
I've got you on my mind and nothing to lose
nothing better than a journey to you

in the thick of the night my stomach is sore
I think I'm unable to carry on
as the lighthouse gets smaller I'm closer to torn
nothing better on a journey to you

and sometimes I may stumble
and sometimes I wonder what love is
and I wonder what it's like
to hold true, so close to you

I might be wrong, but Mary I need to get to you
I know I have hours to go
I just said I'd be back and watch the sky blue
nothing better than a journey to you

I want to grow old with you, no matter how long it takes
in the back of my mind you sit
always setting in the motion, I know
nothing better that a journey to you

from the dark desert highway
to the mountains of Colorado
keep a candle burning at the back of my eyes
of you sleeping, ceasing

my words bleed from this guitar like you hear someone speak
like an oak to the wind in the trees
I know you're for sure with me but I still feel like saying
thank you and please

and every time you sneeze as a wise man once said
I believe in love
when the breast of the hills meets the color of the sea
like your soft cheeks meet the blue eyes looking at me

it's amazing trying to put into words the message coming truly in song
like one I am simple, our brains too big to use
nothing better than a journey to you

I won't be quoting some book to conclude in some proof
we're only 99 percent soulmates anyway
but to see the smallest tree and the amount that it grew
at the end of a journey, there's you
at the end of the journey, there's yo


Lyrics submitted by rjb1515, edited by Mellow_Harsher, samduren

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    General CommentThis song is beautiful. I especially love the intro.
    heartxbroadcaston July 15, 2010   Link
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    General Comment"and every time you sneeze as a wise man once said I believe in love", is that a reference to the Counting Crows song "Anna begins"?
    ztabk11on September 29, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI'm really hoping Justin is actually brilliant enough to be referencing Catullus here. en.wikisource.org/wiki/…. Could very well cause me to die of nerd-gasm.
    natbrackon October 14, 2010   Link
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    General CommentObservation. Bon Iver is a band and the guy is Justin Vernon. So, you might find his songs under the alias of Justin Vernon either of the band Bon Iver.
    zeroZon July 23, 2013   Link

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