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 CommentIts probaly about some guy who has found his wife dead in the morning. If you read through it again you may get that idea, or maybe thats just dumb.

    Oh and kiabby stop causing damage to yourself, I know how it feels but in the end its not worth it. trust me you always have someone there you just gotta keep your eye out for them.
    Metal_Love319on February 18, 2005   Link

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