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There's a river down from Ghost Ranch New Mexico
Left by torrents that tore through here long ago
It carved out sculpture and left this show
When the canyon floor is dry

And there's a river close to home that never seems to flow
Some part of me that couldn't break the dam below
Just slow turning circles that won't let go
Waiting just to fly

I can't wait any longer
With these stones around my heart that keep me shy
So I pray, this river's stronger, so I may, before I die
Say goodbye and run like the river run dry
River run dry

I want to sweat through every pore running faster when it's hot
And catch up to who I can be and drop the things I'm not
And be sure by the end I gave it all I've got
And pray to just hold on

So by the finish line I wouldn't mind falling like rain
'Stead of saving it for someday, when someday never came
I want to open up early and push against the pain
And feel my heart beat strong

This will end while I'm living
There are dreams within my heart I have to try
I will spend this life I'm given, so I may before I die
Say goodbye and run like the river run dry
River run dry

Let me fall, I can't wait any longer
With these stones around my heart that keep me shy
So I pray, this river's stronger, so I may, before I die
Say goodbye and run like the river run dry
River run dry
Run like the river run dry



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