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(Fish / Marillion)

And it was morning
And I found myself mourning, for a childhood that I thought had disappeared
I looked out the window
And I saw a magpie in the rainbow, the rain had gone I'm not alone
I turned to the mirror, I saw you, the child, that once loved
The child before they broke his heart
Our heart, the heart that I believed was lost

Hey you, surprised?
More than surprised, to find the answers to the questions, were always in your own eyes
Do you realize that you give it on back to her?
But that would only be retraced in all the problems that you ever knew
So untrue
For she's got to carry on with her life, and you've got to carry on with yours

So I see it's me, I can do anything
And I'm still the child
'Cos the only thing misplaced was direction
And I found direction
There is no Childhood's End
There is no Childhood's End
Cos' you are my childhood friend
Cos' you are my childhood friend
Oh lead me on

Hey you, you've survived
Now you've arrived, to be reborn in the shadow of the magpie
Now you realize, that you've got to get out of here
You've found the leading light of destiny, burning in the ashes of your memory
You want to change the world
You'd resigned yourself to die a broken rebel
But that was looking backward
Now you've found the light

You, the child that once loved
The child before they broke his heart
Our heart, the heart that I believed was lost
So it's me I see, I can do anything
I'm still the child
'Cos the only thing misplaced was direction, and I found direction
There is no childhood's end
There is no childhood's end
There is no childhood's end
I am your childhood friend
Oh, lead me on



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    UnregisteredAug 25, 2012 at 7:17 am
    Childhoods end helped me to overcome my childhoods trauma's. Without this song i would never be able to look at myself to see that im still that child that once loved, before they broke his heart, the heart that |i believed i had lost. Im still that child and have overcome .. I am so happy to find that child back. The onely tings misplaced was direction.. The child is showing me a new direction. Thank you marillion and special fish! For writing this beautifull song.

    Peter. Netherlands.
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    UnregisteredDec 26, 2011 at 6:56 pm
    Getting through a realy bad time as a child and coming out the other end a survivor - finding my rainbow.

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