Lyrics to song that help you when you are on the edge?

Discussion in 'Rants, Musings and Ideas' started by jra, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. jra

    jra Member

    Music has always been an outlet for my anguish. It has brought me back from the edge when I was close to killing myself. It helps me get out of my head. I am sure plenty of you use music constantly to keep your mind off of your own life. I am curious what songs help you guys? Please, post the lyrics as well. I will start

    Were all born into this river without knowing how to swim And eventually we learn how to keep this water under our chin Some times this river is so cold to be in Freezing my soul, solidifying my skin Regardless of how far I see, I never see my travels in Were carried by the current, being driven by the wind The scenery we pass, we'll never see again So we store it up as memories and don't let go of them Were under a spell thinking the river should go straight We set goals and desires to control our own fate But all the pain we experience as a result of our expectations Because it's the rivers nature to twist and turn The shit can burn And I know it I have the same conflict But I try to sit and flow with this rivers natural process And sometimes when I watch myself float downstream I see the beauty of it all, and it feels like a dream And at that time I appreciate the rivers course Some part of God, reality, momentum, force I stare up at the naked moon, and she stares down at me Outside false boundaries and (I'll look outward to see)? The universe is not something separate from yourself I know you feel alone, but that's why I'm here to help I know you feel alone, but just look up at the stars And everything that is out there is what you really are
    We gotta learn to see the beauty in each moment of life Everyone has different pasts and we're seeking the light The world is divided between peasants and kings But the truth is everyone is looking for the same thing Now I want you to know The role you play is part of the whole Without you it couldn't be, and I mean that with compassion So if you need anything, I mean anything at all I'm here for you; all you gotta do is ask man I'm here for you, in the same way that you're here for me Each person in an intricate piece of infinite I feel that if you could see what I see Then we as humanity could be free I'm here for you, not for any self centered reasons Because existence is interdependent and all related, Connected in its different manifestations of one single mind You ain't isolated from the world even though it feels like that sometimes
    I see the hurt when I look into your eyes How you struggle to hold it and keep in bundled inside It drives a dull blade deep in my heart; it makes me want to cry So I offer you a hand to help wash away the rainy skies I'm running out of words, but I haven't yet made my message clear So if none of this makes sense, I just want you to know I'm here As a musician, as a friend, as a teacher, as a student To grow and realize everything is in constant movement Each problem that we face is just a part of this movement It seems helpless, but if we stick together we'll get through it And return to the essence from which we've been uprooted And wake humanity from these illusions The second you can look into the sky and see your own reflection You know your head is in the right direction The river riding always moves, but with it I live And everything is perfect, just the way it is
    We gotta learn to see the beauty in each moment of life Everyone has different pasts and we're seeking the light The world is divided between peasants and kings But the truth is everyone is looking for the same thing Now I want you to know The role you play is part of the whole Without you it couldn't be, and I mean that with compassion So if you need anything, I mean anything at all I'm here for you; all you gotta do is ask man I'm here for you; all you gotta do is ask man I'm here for you; all you gotta do is ask man


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  2. MisterBGone

    MisterBGone Well-Known Member

    I never felt magic, crazy as this
    I never saw a moon, knew the meaning of the sea
    I never held emotion, in the palm of my hand
    Or felt sweet breezes, in the top of a tree...

    But now you're here
    Brighten my Northern Sky

    It's been a long time that I'm waiting
    It's been a long time that I've blown
    It's been a long time that I've wandered
    Through the people I have known

    Oh, if you would and you could
    Brighten my Northern Sky

    Would you love me, for my money?
    Would you love me, for my head?
    Would you love me, through the winter?
    Would you love me, till I'm dead?

    Oh, if you would and you could
    Brighten my Northern Sky

    I never felt magic, crazy as this
    I never saw a moon, knew the meaning of the sea
    I never held emotion, in the palm of my hand
    Or felt sweet breezes, in the top of a tree...

    But now you're here
    Brighten my Northern Sky

    -Nick Drake, "Northern Sky."