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I Can't Touch the Sun Lyrics

"I Can't Touch the Sun" was written by Shel Silverstein.
"I Can't Touch the Sun" was written by Shel Silverstein.

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I can't touch the clouds for you, I'll never reach the sun for you
I've never done the things that you need done for you
I stretched as high as I can reach, I guess I'm not the one for you
'Cause I can't touch the clouds or reach the sun for you
No, I can't reach the clouds or touch the sun

I can't turn back time for you and make you sweet sixteen again
I can't turn your barren fields to green again
And I won't sit around and talk of how things might have been again
No, I can't turn back time and make you young again
I can't turn back time and make you young

I hope you find somebody who can do the things I didn't do
And find the road I didn't find and build a brighter world for you
I hope you find somebody bold enough to reach and take a hold
And guide your ever changing mind and free your ever rising soul
But I can't, no, no, I can't

I can't look inside your mind and see the things you're hoping for
And I can't help you chase the dream you're groping for
You say your arms are open wide but Lord knows who they're open for
No, I can't know your mind or chase your dreams with you
I can't chase your dreams or know your mind

So say goodbye and don't look back, I've had some happy days with you
Sorry, I can't be the one who stays with you
And when they ask about me, you can say I was the one with you
Who never touched the clouds or reached the sun with you
No, I can't reach the clouds or touch the sun

I guess, it's done, I can't touch the sun for you
I can't touch the sun, I can't, no I can't, no
I can't touch the sun, no, Lord, I can't

Songwriters
SHEL SILVERSTEIN

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