do the years add up to the suck and the blow
of a breath and a beating heart there must be more

you can wash your face at the sunset song
but the lines will still remain, they'll never be gone

will you bely (???) your land with a furrowed brow
but king harvest leaves with a thinning crown

you may bow your head as the hair recedes
but it's filled with years that no one can steal

when the work stops working
what was light becomes a weight
when the work stops working
shall we pack it all in?

when the work stops working
and the weight becomes an ache
when the work stops working
shall we pack it all in?

or start again?

ah the search for answers is an idiot's task
i'm not halfway there but don't want to ask

the search gives the glint to the older eye
and i'll keep on looking till the day i die

is the work half worth it when your hands grow raw
when your knees keep creeking like an old barn door

the gloves of love become an old man's friend
and you'll learn to make a stand not to stoop and bend

when the work stops working
what was light becomes a weight
when the work stops working
shall we pack it all in?

when the work stops working
and the weight becomes an ache
when the work stops working
shall we pack it all in?

or start again?

the lines remain and they will never be gone
life is filled with years no one can steal
i'll keep on looking till the day i die
i'll learn to make a stand not stoop and bend

when the work stops working
what was light becomes a weight
when the work stops working
shall we pack it all in?

when the work stops working
and the weight becomes an ache
when the work stops working
shall we pack it all in?

or start again?


Lyrics submitted by da7id, edited by honglong

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    MemoryThis song reminds me of my grandfather. Because he loved working but he's gotten old as has his body so he finds it very difficult.
    RallyBanon July 25, 2012   Link

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