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ROAD OF BROKEN DREAMS (folk ballad)

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LET IT RAIN

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MY REGRETS

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t’s two o’clock in the afternoon
I’m smoking on my second pack of cigarettes
I’m getting by by getting high
on alcohol intensified lorcets
I can hear my phone ring
but I just let the machine answer it
just leave a message at the tone
don’t feel like talking when I’m alone with my regrets

I sit by the window
look out and watch the children play
my mind takes me back there
to my childhood days
before complications worries
and troubles took control of it
those simple days are long gone
and time keeps on marching on with my regrets

I look in the mirror
what do I see
a weary old man
looking back at me
I think about some things I’ve done
I wish I could forget
way too long I’ve let them slide
now there’s nowhere that I can hide from my regrets

I had an old friend
who checked out of this world last year
I would give anything
if my old friend was still here
I should have been there for him
maybe I could’ve talked him out of it
I think about it every day
but I just can’t find a way to pray about my regrets

I look in the mirror
what do I see
a weary old man
looking back at me
I think about some things I’ve done
I wish I could forget
way too long I’ve let them slide
now there’s nowhere that I can hide from my regrets