C&P 2001 Jessica Harp
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What's keeping me, what's keeping me
God tell me what is keeping me
I thought I saw Resolution yesterday
But he just smiled and walked away

What's holding me, what's holding me
Dear God, what is holding me
I thought I knew what layed in store
I didn't count on locked up doors

And all I know is something happened
The wind changed directions
The lovers cried and the birds flew away
Why did I stay, why did I stay

What tied me up, what tied me up
Like chewing gum my feet got stuck
I'm sitting in this rusty room
All prepared to face my doom

You laughed at me, you laughed at me
Said that kind of life don't come for free
I smiled, said no, and not much does
But why are my feet still stuck

Again signs all pointed to
Following my simple truth
The lovers cried and more birds flew away
Why did I stay, why did I stay

I can't be a walking restriction anymore
I can't deny what fate's got in store
Why do I stay, why do I stay
Please tell me I don't have to stay

Friend told me I'll lend you some change
Go find out who's calling your name
Leave your goodbyes on my doorstep tonight
Don't mind what's wrong, just go and set it right

Last boarding call to LA
Take your tickets here, right this way
Don't care if I become a star
I just wanna play my guitar

Something's happening
The wind's changing directions
The lovers smiled and the last birds flew away
I didn't stay, I didn't stay
I flew away, I flew away
Don't stay, fly away

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    General CommentI love Jess, she's awesome and so sweet.
    anyways to me this song seems like the journey that she has taken with her music career.
    Fallouton April 04, 2005   Link

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