Of all the needs

There are none that are imagined

Of all the fires that ever burn

yours was the only one of worth


Have you forgotten what we were like then?*

When the day came fat with an apple in its mouth*


It is no use to worry about time,

we know the length that we have lived


All the pastures and the ice and water*

The high roads that I have come to know


I would not want to be faster or greener than now*

* Taken from Frank O’Hara’s poem, Animals


Lyrics submitted by leticia1221

Emeralds song meanings
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