GORDON LIGHTFOOT


Race Among The Ruins Lyrics

You think you had the last laugh now you know this can't be true
Even though the sun shines down upon you now
Sometimes you must feel blue
You make the best of each new day you try not to be sad
Even though the sky falls down upon you call it midnight feelin' bad

When you wake up to the promise of your dream world comin' true
With one less friend to call on was it someone that I knew
Away you will go sailin' in a race among the ruins
If you plan to face tomorrow do it soon

The road to love is littered by the bones of other ones
Who by the magic of the moment were mysteriously undone
You try to understand it but you never seem to find
Any kind of freedom comin' clean is just another state of mind

When you wake up to the promise of your dream world comin' true
With one less friend to call on was it someone that I knew
Away you will go sailin' in a race among the ruins
If you plan to face tomorrow do it soon

So take the best of all that's left you know this cannot last
Even though your mother was you maker from her apron strings you pass
Just think about the fool who by his virtue can be found
In a most unusual situation playin' jester to the clown

When you wake up to the promise of your dream world comin' true
With one less friend to call on was it someone that I knew
Away you will go sailin' in a race among the ruins
If you plan to face tomorrow do it soon

When you wake up to the promise of your dream world comin' true
With one less friend to call on was it someone that I knew
Away you will go sailin' in a race among the ruins
If you plan to face tomorrow do it soon

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