On The Water lyrics by Great Lake Swimmers - original song full text. Official On The Water lyrics, 2019 version | LyricsMode.com
Request & respond explanations
  • Don't understand the meaning of the song?
  • Highlight lyrics and request an explanation.
  • Click on highlighted lyrics to explain.
Great Lake Swimmers – On The Water lyrics
I was on the water when it began to heave
And at the fight my words were strong
But I would not have the magic that they’d stop making patterns
It’s caps of white, raised and broke I fasten to the boat

The panic overtook me and the fear I held within
I drew a breath and I tried to find the courage
To stand the troubled trip. What have I gotten myself into?
I silently wondered, I silently asked

I thought of my family and thought of my love
I thought of my maker and what might be above
And the cabin in the woods that I have not yet build
Many other things that I hold dear in this world

I rode through the turmoil and rode through the strife
I held to my words and I clumped to my life
And then when my vision began to blur
This is what I saw in the thought that had occur

I saw every fish swimming fast beside me
And all kinds of leafs from all different trees
And all of the insects that circle on the earth
Birds and land animals are reaching towards birth

And I saw my body on a body of water
And I could see that we were the same
Roaring and reckless, invulnerable
Emotion and swinging and predisposed to changing

When I open my eyes vision respell
I picked up my words and I kissed the condense
With stronger arms I silently swear
I silently drifted, I silently wept
×



Lyrics taken from /lyrics/g/great_lake_swimmers/on_the_water.html

  • Email
  • Correct

On The Water meanings

Write about your feelings and thoughts about On The Water

Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
U
Min 50 words
Not bad
Good
Awesome!

Post meanings

U
Min 50 words
Not bad
Good
Awesome!

official video

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z