Monday, September 20, 2010

Fireflies

You would not believe your eyes If ten million fireflies Lit up the world as I fell asleep

'Cause they'd fill the open air And leave teardrops everywhere You'd think me rude But I would just stand and stare

I'd like to make myself believe That planet Earth turns slowly It's hard to say that I'd rather stay Awake when I'm asleep 'Cause everything is never as it seems

'Cause I'd get a thousand hugs From ten thousand lightning bugs As they tried to teach me how to dance

A foxtrot above my head A sock hop beneath my bed A disco ball is just hanging by a thread

I'd like to make myself believe That planet Earth turns slowly It's hard to say that I'd rather stay Awake when I'm asleep 'Cause everything is never as it seems When I fall asleep

Leave my door open just a crack (Please take me away from here) 'Cause I feel like such an insomniac (Please take me away from here) Why do I tire of counting sheep (Please take me away from here) When I'm far too tired to fall asleep

To ten million fireflies I'm weird 'cause I hate goodbyes I got misty eyes as they said farewell

But I'll know where several are If my dreams get real bizarre 'Cause I saved a few and I keep them in a jar

I'd like to make myself believe That planet Earth turns slowly It's hard to say that I'd rather stay Awake when I'm asleep 'Cause everything is never as it seems When I fall asleep

I'd like to make myself believe That planet Earth turns slowly It's hard to say that I'd rather stay Awake when I'm asleep 'Cause everything is never as it seems When I fall asleep

I'd like to make myself believe That planet earth turns slowly It's hard to say that I'd rather stay Awake when I'm asleep Because my dreams are bursting at the seams
Songwriters: Young, Adam;

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