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song title:Castaway
date: 1998-06-01
song notes:Everybody gets washed up every once in a while
lyrics: 

verse 1:
I remember long ago, and I remember feeling fine,
but now I'm sad and lonesome I'll just sit here waiting for a sign.
You need me to give you time, and room to live and air to breathe,
but I would rather share the air and life and time than up and leave.
You can't have it both your ways, and you can't run me 'round.
You can't make me lose a thing that I know can't again be found.
For I have given of my life and I have lost a friend or two,
I have made a sacrifice, another bridge I've burned for you.

chorus:
Alone out on this island
washed up on the shore
I guess I'll go and make it my land
'cause you won't be with me no more
'cause you won't be with me no more

verse 2:
I have tried to understand, and I need you to know
that I will always be the one to help you choose which way to go.
You may stumble, you may fall, and you may lose your way.
You may fumble in the dark but you'll soon see the light of day.
You may try to find yourself, you may leave me behind,
but you may find just lonliness and then you'll be repaid in kind.
And I can't wait forever for you never to attain your goal,
but you won't let me help so I'll grow lonlier as I grow old.

chorus:
Alone out on this island
washed up on the shore
I guess I'll go and make it my land
'cause you won't be with me no more
'cause you won't be with me no more
'cause you won't be with me no more

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