Little boy, when you speak
I can't help but kiss your cheeks
I love the way you grab my hands
And tell me all about your plans

Rocket high, comets fly
You and I could hitch a ride
And fly away to Neverland
And give our best to Peter Pan

When you reach for the stars
Don't forget who you are
And please don't turn around and grow up way too fast
See the sand in my grasp
From the first to the last
Every grain becomes a memory of the past
Oh, life's an hourglass
Life's an hourglass

Story's read, prayer is said
Close your eyes sleepyhead
While angels linger in your dreams
And hold you in their feathered wings
Just like you, I was small
Not that long ago at all
I wish you all the happiness
That God gives freely if you ask


Lyrics submitted by nancypel

Hourglass song meanings
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    General CommentThis is totally a lullaby. Seriously, I'm probably going to sing this to my future children. It's so easy to picture her talking to a little boy, telling him to hold on to his youth. Such a pretty song.
    emmylou33on May 17, 2012   Link
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    General CommentThis is so cute!!!
    leothelionon May 20, 2012   Link

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