These Are The Days Lyrics

by Jo Dee Messina

I wake up to the sunshine
Out my window
And the passin sound
Of a homeless man
Singin an ol Cole Porter song

The faucet leaks
The TVs on the blink again
But my restless dreams
Are still intact
Even though its takin way too long

I got a hundred dollars
In a Coke tin on my shelf
And Ive been thinkin
To myself, whoa

These are the days
You will remember
For the rest of your life

These are the memories
Youll pack in a box
And you'll pull em out sometimes

So pick your flowers
Count the seconds, roll the dice
But baby, dont wait til its too late
Put a smile on your face
These are the days

Outside the people rush
To get ahead for checks
And promotions and fancy cars
Happiness is just around the bend

But old Mrs. Jones sits out
And suns her face
And as I walk by I can hear her say
"This is as good as it gets"

Well, there goes the business suit
Who owns this whole damn block
His roller coaster never stops
Oh, I wanna say to him

These are the days
You will remember
For the rest of your life

These are the memories
Youll pack in a box
And you'll pull em out sometimes

So pick your flowers
Count the seconds, roll the dice
And baby, dont wait until its too late
Put a smile on your face
These are the days

Oh yeah, so pick your flowers
Count the seconds, roll the dice
Oh and dont wait until its too late
Put a smile on your face
'Cause these are the days

Yeah, these are the days
These are the days
These are the days
Oh, don't you know?

These are the days
These are the days
These are the days
Don't you know now?

These are the days
These are the days
These are the days
Oh yeah, you know it is
These are the days