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Spent the night with a friend of mine and a handle of good whiskey
We picked guitars and talked about how the glory days we missed 'em
And it didn't take too long to find the truth inside that bottle
Cast a-sea so long ago was a message from my father.

You keep your heart above your head and you eyes wide open
So this world can't find a way to leave you cold
And know you're not the only ship out on the ocean
Save your strength for things that you can change
Forgive the ones you can't
You gotta let 'em go

Looking back now on my life I can't say I regret it
And all the places that I ended up not the way Ma woulda had it
But you only get once chance at life to leave your mark upon it
And when a pony he comes riding by you better set your sweet ass on it

You keep your heart above your head and you eyes wide open
So this world can't find a way to leave you cold
And know you're not the only ship out on the ocean
Save your strength for things that you can change
Forgive the ones you can't
You gotta let 'em go

Like a sweet sunset in Georgia let it go
And like the fear that grabs ahold ya let it go
Let it go
Let it go

You keep your heart above your head and you eyes wide open
So this world can't find a way to leave you cold
And know you're not the only ship out on the ocean
Save your strength for things that you can change
Forgive the ones you can't
You gotta let 'em go



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    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 5:07 pm
    Zac brown
    this is an amazing song
    i see it as digging out thous demons that hunt you "all of as have them"
    and when you releasing them! The past is just that, don't regret it just move on! When you do you will do amazing thing
    and look a zac brown the things he is doing
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    UnregisteredFeb 9, 2012 at 2:26 am
    Its about letting go of that feeling when your beating yourself up inside for something you regret doing or not doing. When it states "so this world won't find a way to leave you cold" its talking about being numb emotionally. When it states "know your not the only ship out on the ocean" it means know your not the only one who has regrets. Let it go.. Save your strength for the present and the future, the past is right where it should be :')

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