Strange how my heart beats
To find myself upon your shore
Strange how I still feel
My loss of comfort gone before
Cool waves wash over
And drift away with dreams of youth
So time is stolen
I cannot hold you long enough
And so this is where I should be now

Days and nights falling by
Days and nights falling by me
I know of a dream I should be holding
Days and nights falling by
Days and nights falling by me

Ooh

Soft blue horizons
Reach far into my childhood days
As you are rising
To bring me my forgotten ways

Strange how I falter
To find I'm standing in deep water
Strange how my heart beats
To find I'm standing on your shore


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On Your Shore Lyrics as written by Nicky Ryan Eithne Ni Bhraonain

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    A beautiful song! I think this is expressing how it feels to be with a lover, the freshness, the timelessness and a deep security.

    Its a longing for that long held fantasy to become real: "Days and nights falling by Days and nights falling by me. I know of a dream I should be holding Days and nights falling by Days and nights falling by me"

    And with that also that its about accepting that there is a someone who this is becoming real with. Bliss!

    wilky61on January 13, 2012   Link
  • +1
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    On the other hand, with the language of "shore" and "as you are rising" its easy to see the spiritual side... I just prefer the romance interpretation :)

    wilky61on January 13, 2012   Link
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    omg.... this song is cool! luv the work off enya. ;)

    anikaon May 26, 2002   Link
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    This is someone about to get married

    texresidenton June 13, 2015   Link

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