In the morning I am empty,
Of everything I used to be,
I will ride away the feeling
So no one will ever read,
If I had all of the answers,
I could poor salt on my wounds,
I could fill this room with sorrow,
So no one would ever see,

[Chorus]
I want to wake up and drink from your river,
I want to reach out and tear down the sky,
To know I'm alive,
I want to learn how to feel without bleeding,
I want to learn how to live by your side,
You're no longer mine.

Wow,
We got to swim against the tides of each other,
Find the other side of the river, and wow

If I offered you a picture,
And the paint is yet to dry,
Could you live with just a whisper,
A flower is meant to die,
If I had all of the answers,
I could poor salt on my wounds,
I could fill this room with sorrow,
So no one would ever see,

[Chorus]

And wow, we gotta swim against the tides of each other,
Find the other side of the river,
And wow, we gotta swim against the tides of each other,
Find the other side of the river.


Lyrics submitted by El_Diablo_1987

The River Lyrics as written by Paul Isola Daniel Ralf Felice

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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    General CommentA few of the lyrics are wrong here.

    "It is I wanna reach out and tear down the sky"
    and
    "If I offered you a picture and the paint is yet to dry"

    I love this song, I just saw these guys again last night and once again, they were awesome.
    quiffpornon September 26, 2004   Link

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