Behind my eyes
I keep my truth from you.
No one enters
this secret place,
the barrier only I embrace.
Time is fleeing now they say,
Take time to look inside and face, the change.

Dig down deep
to find the man I thought I was.
A dog on a treadmill panting,
the master pulls the leash, laughing.
Now I can't remember why
I needed to run, needed to try so hard.

One more time around
is all I ask for now,
a star to seek by, wind to
take me home again.

"Work hard in life boy,
there's paradise in the end."
Year after year we struggle to gain
the happiness our parents never claimed.
They told us all we had to do
was do what we're told, buy what was sold,
"Invest in gold, and never get old."

One more time around
is all I ask for now,
a star to steer by, wind to
take me home again.


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One More Time Lyrics as written by G. Tate C. De Garmo

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    I think he might be tentavely considering a new relationship, but upon thinking about the past, he has some doubt, or inner issues.

    paul103943on August 31, 2022   Link
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    Great song from an excellent concept album from QR.

    Protagonist is lamenting the fact that personal relationships were neglected and a good part of life sacrificed in the pursuit of "success".

    With this song near the end of the record, he wants One More Time around to do things differently.

    jdm2112on December 28, 2023   Link

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