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Just a day,
Just an ordinary day.
Just trying to get by.
Just a boy,
Just an ordinary boy.
But he was looking to the sky.
And as he asked if I would come along
I started to realize
That everyday he finds
Just what he's looking for,
Like a shooting star he shines

And he said take my hand,
Live while you can
Don't you feel your dreams are right in the palm of your hand

And as he spoke, he spoke ordinary words
Although they did not feel now
For I felt what I had not felt before
You'd swear those words could heal.
And I as looked up into those eyes
His vision borrows mine.
And to know he's no stranger,
For I feel I've held him for all of time.

And he said take my hand,
Live while you can
Don't you feel your dreams are right in the palm of your hand,
In the palm of your hand,

Please come with me,
See what I see.
Touch the stars for time will not flee.
Time will not flee.
Can you see?

Just a dream, just an ordinary dream.
As I wake in bed
And the boy, that ordinary boy.
Wasn't all in my head
Did he asked if I would come along?
It all seemed so real.
But as I looked to the door,
I saw that boy standing there with a deal.
And he said take my hand,
Live while you can,
Don't you see your dreams are right in the palm of your hand,
In the palm of your hand,
In the palm of your hand,
In the palm of your hand.

Just a day, just an ordinary day
Just tryin' to get by.

Just a boy,
Just an ordinary boy.
But he was looking to the sky.



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    groeny_chikMay 11, 2009 at 1:13 am
    It's like the guy of your dreams, finally coming into your life, making things amazing. Then you think it is a dream but, no he's still their holding your hand through everything no one else has been there for you.
    Vanessa makes this song.
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    PrizyDec 24, 2008 at 11:11 pm
    I love this song! My fave by Vanessa. The song is about this boy that inspired her to be like him and enjoy life to the fullest. The video is great as well, I love the setting, with all of the couples lying in the grass awaiting that eclipse.
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    UnregisteredMar 3, 2012 at 3:52 am
    Ordinary day
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    V1094May 2, 2009 at 9:27 pm
    i really love this song:). and its okay blob4ever that you dont like it, but you didnt say it in a mean way.
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    MusicCrazy411May 31, 2008 at 4:07 am
    I love this song! It's so beautiful. I like the fact that she plays the piano almost all her songs. Everyone is remixing their songs and always using guitars, so it is really refreshing to hear an instrument like the piano played in a song for once. ♥☺♥

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