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Hope Alone Lyrics

from Become You

"Hope Alone" is track #7 on the album Become You. It was written by Saliers, Emily Ann / Roboff, Annie Leslie.
"Hope Alone" is track #7 on the album Become You. It was written by Saliers, Emily Ann / Roboff, Annie Leslie.

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Let's not drag this out
Everything's in motion
Although I've only ever loved you kind
And with devotion

And remember when I met you
Leaving from the start
I thought one day you'd probably
Just come home and break my heart

It's funny what you know
And still go on pretending
With no good evidence
You'll ever see that happy ending

You were looking for your distance
And sensing my resistance
You had to do your will
I had to learn the hard way
We were just an empty dream too big
For hope alone to fill

I know I'm a dreamer so I'll give you that
Still I hope I'm more than just a place you laid your hat
You're a land of secrets its only citizen
And though I paid my dues I was never allowed in

And so I am a stranger
Especially today
'Cause I get sad and lonely
And you get your way

You were looking for your distance
And sensing my resistance
You had to do your will
I, I had to learn the hard way
That we were just an empty dream too big
For hope alone to fill

Holding on for change I know
We never stood a chance
So, I could only wait and watch you
Slip right through my hands

You were always looking for your distance
And sensing my resistance
You had to do your will
I, I had to learn the hard way
We were just an empty dream too big
For hope alone to fill

Songwriters
SALIERS, EMILY ANN / ROBOFF, ANNIE LESLIE

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