I'D GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU

KIM
You who I cradled in my arms, you
Asking as little as you can
Little snip of a little man
I know I'd give my life for you
You didn't ask me to be born, you
Why should you learn of war or pain
To make sure you're not hurt again
I swear I'd give my life for you
I've tasted love beyond all fear
And you should know it's love that brought you here
And in one perfect night
When the stars burned like new
I knew what I must do
I'll give you a million things I'll never own
I'll give you a world to conquer when you're grown
You will be who you want to be, you
Can choose whatever heaven grants
As long as you can have your chance
I swear I'll give my life for you
Sometimes I wake up
Reaching for him
I feel his shadow brush my head
But there's just moonlight on my bed
Was he a ghost? Was he a lie
That made my body laugh and cry?
Then, by my side, the proof I see:
His little one, gods of the sun, bring him to me!
You will be who you want to be, you
Can choose whatever heaven grants
As long as you can have your chance
I swear I'll give my life for you
No one can stop what I must do
I swear I'll give my life for you.

(A CHORUS of VIETNAMESE gathering to leave the country)

FIRST GROUP
No place, no home
No life, no hope
No chance, no change

SECOND GROUP
No regret, no return
No good-bye, no regret
No return, no good-bye

FIRST GROUP
No place, no home
No life, no hope
No chance, no change

SECOND GROUP
No regret, no return
No good-bye, no regret
No return, no good-bye

FIRST GROUP
No place, no home
No life, no hope
No chance, no change

THIRD GROUP
One day, one night
One day, one night
One day, one night
One day...


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