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Kina Grannis – Why Can't I? lyrics

I was down by the water
And I was so scared
So frightened by the crashing waves

And you were right there beside me
And you were so prepared, so unafraid
You we laughing in the rain

Why can't we be each other's wings?
Carrying each other away from unfortunate things
We were there when it mattered
And that is all we need to carry us away
So why can't we fly?
Why can't we fly away from uncertainties?
Why can't we fly?
Why can't I?

You always knew what you needed
And I was so unsure
It shook the ground I walked upon
So understandingly, you stepped away
To give me a little time to look around, catch my breath
I don't want to walk alone
I want to walk together with you now


Why can't I?
I've been roaming for so long
It's been a while since these clouds have been lifted
Why can't I leave it all behind?
Just rise above it all
And fly

I was down by the water
And I was so scared

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