You Take a Stone    
Fallen dreams, stolen wishes
Who could say what troubles will arise as
We live our lives hoping eventually to find
Real love and compassion
Where are you, she never did imagine
Shed live this long among the fallen and the ruins

You take a stone from the ground around you
You toss it up and feel the weight
Hurl it through your own dark window
And stumble out to the world beyond your pain

The last time that I saw you
We slow danced underneath the branches
One moonlit kiss
Between two sentimental friends
We were laughing when you left me
You waved goodbye and drove into the night
I wish Id known Id never see you here again

Where sun and rain will run together
And all the pleasure and the pain
Will be revealed the same

Rolling down Crystal Mountain
In the drizzle shadow of a cloud
You washed me clear to see how little really matters
For a day, for a moment
I became something that was perfect
Thats where youre now and I can feel you in the wind

You took a stone from the ground around you
You tossed it up to feel the weight
Hurled it through your own dark window
And stumbled out to the world beyond your pain

Michael Tomlinson

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