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NOLA

I remember the first time we were on our own.
The endless road before us with the destination in our control.
 
When every force around me pushed me down, (you lifted me up)
and taught me to keep my mind set on what could be.
 
I wonder what you'd be thinking of
if you could see me as I am today. 
I can't take it back now.
I can't face the fact that your pain is because of me.
Let the waves crash down and erase what’s become of me.
 
I remember laughing so hard
until we could feel our sides ripping at the seams.
Driving all night with the music so loud
to match our singing hearts.
 
You've fixed your eyes to clouds. Your dreams a mist.
Scaling to the mesosphere beyond your reach.
 
I wonder what you'd be thinking of
if you could see me as I am today. 
I can't take it back now.
I can't face the fact that your pain is because of me.
Let the waves crash down and erase what’s become of me.
 
I know you’re lost and the future feels so far.
Don't forget who you are.
Please don't forget. These memories make us who we are.
 
I wonder what you'd be thinking of
if you could see me as I am today. 
I can't take it back now.
I can't face the fact that your pain is because of me.
Let the waves crash down and erase what’s become of me.
I remember driving (We're not looking back now)
I remember staying up late. I remember smiling
Staying up all night until the sun comes out.
 
Let the waves crash down and erase what’s become of me.
 

AVOW

You started as a flicker. A spark without fuel.

Hanging on to what little was left of you.

Broken and empty, ready to let go.

You hung by a thread with wounds not heart could sew.

 

But something changed in you.

You gathered the strength to walk another step where you found

your place in a war worth fighting for.

You can't give up. You can't back down.

 

If you ever feel like you can't go on.

Just Remember that you’ve made it this far.

 

Surviving through all the pain to make it another day.

I know how hard you've had to fight to find your way.

Even when no one will see you though.

I will always believe in you.

 

You will reach the summit that hangs here above you.

Be steady. Have purpose with every grip.

The top seems miles ahead of you, but it’s only a stretch away.

Stay focused. Stay on the path.

 

You need to take the jump. Keep your head above the water

knowing that the tides won’t lower.

You need to walking the line. Keep your footing knowing the

ground is crumbling around you.

 

If you ever feel like you can't go on.

Just remember that you’ve made it this far.

 

Two minutes to landing.

First one in, last one standing

Clear the way and keep on moving

Head low and don’t stop proving

 

You are here for a reason. You'll make it out alive.

 

Surviving through all the pain to make it another day.

I know how hard you've had to fight to find your way.

Even when no one will see you though.

I will always believe in you.

You've made it this far. You can't give up now.

I know you'll find your way.

We believe in you.

Two minutes to landing.

First one in, last one standing

Clear the way and keep on moving

Head low and don’t stop proving.

We believe in you

 

MAKE IT LAST

Tonight doesn’t feel the same.

Staring at the lines where your photo used to be

The bad has overshadowed the good in us,

but I still think of your smile and the warmth because...

 

I can’t change what has happened.

Something's aren't meant forever

if I had the chance to start again,

I would do it all the same for you

Because that’s what I’d want to do

I don't regret that I fell in love with you

 

I understand our paths will drift apart, but I hope you hear

And even though I couldn't make this last, I still hold you dear

 

Staying up all night fighting the urge to float away.

Climbing over mountain tops that our lives have built in our way

Finding peace in a sea of faces. I am still reminded of you.

 

I can’t change what has happened.

Something's aren't meant forever

if I had the chance to start again,

I would do it all the same for you

Because that’s what I’d want to do

I don't regret that I fell in love with you

 

I understand our paths have drift apart, but I hope you hear

And even though I couldn't make this last, I still hold you dear

 

I can’t change what’s happened, I can’t change. 

If I had the chance to start again I would.

I can’t change. I can’t change.

 

I understand our paths have drift apart, but I hope you hear

And even though I couldn't make this last, I still hold you dear

 

I can’t change what has happened.

Something's aren't meant forever

if I had the chance to start again,

I would do it all the same for you

Because that’s what I’d want to do

I don't regret that I fell in love with you

 

I understand our paths will drift apart, but I hope you hear

And even though I couldn't make this last, I still hold you dear

 

SEPTEMBER

I feel an ache in my chest like I’ve let you down. 

Each moment, a free fall through time

 that stands still in my mind. I can't let this go

I hope you don't forget that I love you so.

I can’t be there to hold your hand, but I promise we’re sleeping under the same stars tonight.

The day you take your first step, I’ll be at the other end.

The day your heart will break, I’ll pick up the pieces. 

The day you climb to the top, I’ll pull you even higher.

I’ll be there somehow, I’ll be there for you. 

I should have been stronger to be there for you 

life is complicated. I know it's not fair

Eventually, the loose ends will tie

and everything will fall into place. 

I can’t be there to hold your hand, but I promise we’re sleeping under the same stars tonight. 

The day you take your first step, I’ll be at the other end.

The day your heart will break, I’ll pick up the pieces.

The day you climb to the top, I’ll pull you even higher.

I’ll be there somehow, I’ll be there for you.

One day you’ll understand why.

One day we’ll meet again.

I know one day our hearts will collide.

I’ll be there for you,

even when you’re feeling alone in an empty room.

I’ll be within your reach, no matter how far the road takes from me.

I’ll always be right here, no matter what faces you

 

 I’ll be right here, no matter what faces you.

 

PARADISE FALLS

I’ll follow you to the end

Cross my heart

 

Tears and wrinkles in different chapters.

Our books are written with a separate pen.

Each of our stories have lead us to now 

We’ve saved these pages for the journey that lie ahead

 

When the fog clears. We'll see the waterfall and find a land lost in time.  

we’ve have been here all along. We come together ‘cause of it.  

Set forward, our footprints show us where we’ve been

 

Through the raging storms and blinding rain

I still see you in all of the disarray.

Whatever wreckage happens, 

we will rebuild together
Day after day. Knot after knot
We still find happiness.

 

When the fog clears. We'll see the waterfall and find a land lost in time.  

We’ve been here all along. We came together ‘cause of it.  

Set forward, Our footprints show us where we’ve been

 

I’ve come to realize 

Paradise is when I’m with you 

 

The adventure is out there 

We’re in this together. 

Hand in hand our hearts afloat.

A compass to what matters most

 

HERE TO STAY

I walk this path and endure the storm just to prove to you 

I won't turn away.

Your stories mean more than you know.

 

I am no longer searching for what I am meant for. 

Your face paints the picture of where I need to be. 

 

Every note I play is for you (You give me a reason why)

Every mile I take is to reach (My inspiration to try) 

This song is for you

 

Home is where I can find you. sing along with me.

You are the sound that breathes the life into me. 

The flame that guides the way. You make us who we are

Stand here with me and say, we’re here to stay. 

 

I will never let go, even in the thick of it all 

Because I know you’ve had to fight in your life too 

 

In the end, it’s all worth it (to see you smiling) 

To know your alive and well (and that you're holding on) 

 

Every note I play is for you (You give me a reason why)

Every mile I take is to reach (My inspiration to try) 

This song is for you

 

Home is where I can find you. sing along with me.

You are the sound that breathes the life into me. 

The flame that guides the way. You make us who we are

Stand here with me and say, we’re here to stay. 

 

Here’s to the past years. Without you this means nothing 

I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for you. You are my reason why,

You give me inspiration to try. This one’s for you

 

Home is where I can find you. You make us who we are

stand here with me and say, we are here to stay. 

 

I am here because of you (My reason why)

Your journey writes the lines (My inspiration to try)

You make us who we are (This song is for you)

Stand here with me and say

 

We are here to stay.