October (Live)

It’s in smiles,
A lover’s eyes,
It’s in joy when it needs no disguise,
It’s in fairy tales and lullabies,
And stories that hold true,

It’s in hugs,
Apple pies,
It’s in love that grows old and never dies,
These things make me glad to be alive,

We’ll never be able
To treasure life enough.
When death comes,
My heart is overcome,

We’ll never be able
To treasure life enough,
But when death comes,
I start looking up,
 
Little legs,
That sit upon a shoulder,
It’s in blonde curls that won’t be there when she’s older,
It’s in raising up what was raised in us,
Spending Sunday in a pew,

It’s in love,
Love overcomes it all.
It’s in memories of back when we were small.
Falling leaves and clear blue skies,
And all the things we’ve made it through,

We’ll never be able
To treasure life enough,
When death comes,
My heart is overcome,

We’ll never be able
To treasure life enough,
But when death comes,
I start looking up,

We’ll never be able
To treasure life enough,
When death comes,
It’s a window to my past,

Though I’ll never be able
To treasure life enough,
But when death comes,
I try to find a life that will last,
Life is going so fast,

Life is going so fast,

Dear heart,
Stay sober,
It is only October.
Octobers end, and tired hearts mend.

 

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