Espera Lyrics

by Esperanza Spalding

people i almost gave up holding on
watching us give into our fears
i almost believe
almost believe
all the world is helpless sorrow
no hope for a bright tomorrow
but i'm not sure enough
to give it up...no

now as i learn how i must work for change
i nearly cave in from the weight
i almost believe
almost believe
all the sorrows will consume me
'til peace among men i never can see
but i'm not sure enough to give it up

i'll keep faith
like so many souls who won't be drowned
by evil in the world
I HAVE FAITH IN MANKIND
that we can guide our choices towards a healthy world
in time to ease our bind
for only hard work through time
can change men's minds, i know
if we make some small changes now
we'll heal ourselves, some way, some how

i don't expect to ever taste the fruit
my life devoted could bring forth
i almost believe
well i do believe
oh the path to peace is endless
so, choosing to close our eyes makes our fault mendless
of this i'm sure enough

I WON'T GIVE UP
I'M SURE ENOUGH
AND I WON'T GIVE UP
I'M SURE ENOUGH
AND I WON'T GIVE UP