How long can this journey go on? Will I find the place I'm meant to go?
Will dreams fall down around us, just like the weathered stone?
Another year has come and gone. Will my coat hold for one year more?
I think of how far I have come, and what's been left behind.

When will they carry my body down? When will they carry my body down?
Will they take it from the river after I've jumped right in and drowned?
Will they find it on the battlefield, on the spot I stood my ground?

I walk alone, I walk apart. Someday, I'll wander no more.
I search to find what I have lost and that which I've never known.
And when I find that I have gone across that river I know,
I'll take only my memories, and things that might have been.

When will they carry my body down? When will they carry my body down?
Will they cut it from a hangman's noose after the sentence has come down?
Will anyone be there to morn a villain's passing to the ground?

When will they carry my body down? When will they carry my body down?

When will they carry my body down?


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    Lyric CorrectionHow long can this journey go on?
    Will I find the place I'm meant to go?
    Will dreams fall down around us, just like the winter snow?
    Another year has come and gone
    Will my luck hold on for one year more?
    I think of how far I have come, and what's been left behind


    When will they carry my body down?
    When will they carry my body down?
    Will they take it from the river after I've jumped right in and drowned?
    Will they find it on the battlefield, on the spot I stood my ground?

    I wander long, I wander far - Someday, I'll wander no more
    I search to find what I have lost and that which I've never known
    And when I find it I'm gone - Across the river I go
    I'll take only my memories and things that might have been

    When will they carry my body down?
    When will they carry my body down?
    Will they cut it from a hangman's noose after the sentence has come down?
    Will anyone be there to morn a villain's passing to the ground?
    foden80on July 22, 2012   Link

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