I set out to rule the world
With only a paper shield and a wooden sword
No mountain dare stand in my way
Even the oceans tremble in my wake

The tide is brave but always retreats
Even the sand, it cowers under my feet
My kingdom towers above it all
While I sleep safe and sound in my cardboard walls

Now I bear little resemblance to the king I once was
I bear little resemblance to the king I could become
Maybe paper is paper, maybe kids will be kids
Lord, I want to remember how to feel like I did

So I draw my sword with the morning sun
I summon the moon as soon as the day is done
The clouds march on, on my command
Even the rain, it falls according to plan
The trees bow down and give their leaves
I humbly accept their offerings of peace

The years wore on and changed my heart
The leading role for a smaller part

Now I bear little resemblance to the king I once was
I bear little resemblance to the king I could become
Maybe paper is paper, maybe kids will be kids
But Lord, I want to remember how to feel like I did

'Cause I bear little resemblance to the king I once was
I bear little resemblance to the king I could become
Maybe paper is paper, maybe kids will be kids
But Lord, I want to remember how to feel like I did

I set out to rule the world
With only a paper shield and a wooden sword


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