Reflection
A mirror held upon a life
As the minutes turn to hours,
hours blurring into days
Attention to all the things we left undone,
and all the words that we were too afraid to say,
as each passing second slips away

Let it rain, wash away the poison
The stains of past misdeeds subside
Let the water bring life
in a world of second chances
No surrender to the plague inside

Asking just to start anew, contemplating irony
A body fed with venom, seeking life from death
Searching, searching for the meaning
Are the lessons learned unburdening?
The struggle for one fortunate enough to have a chance
Fortunate enough to start again

Let it rain, wash away the poison
The stains of past misdeeds subside
Let the water bring life
in a world of second chances
No surrender to the plague inside

The road unfolds before us all,
but where it leads, no one can see
So walk without regret and without fear,
but never lose your empathy

I'm seeing what I can only hope is light ahead
I'm standing with an ever-growing faith
that now is not my time
Oh, let it rain

Let it rain, wash away the poison
The stains of past misdeeds subside
Let the water bring life
in a world of second chances
No surrender to the plague inside
(x2)


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    General CommentThis is such a beautiful song. Like most of the songs on This Mortal Coil it deals with facing mortality through the context of Nick van Dyk's illness. He's learning to appreciate each moment, being brave and hopeful. Very uplifting lyrics from a guy that faced it head on.
    RushAsson January 06, 2012   Link

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