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Roses Lyrics

from The Ecstatic

"Roses" is track #2 on the album The Ecstatic. It was written by Dante Smith, Georgia Ann Muldrow.
"Roses" is track #2 on the album The Ecstatic. It was written by Dante Smith, Georgia Ann Muldrow.

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When I'm down I just draw some roses
On a pretty piece of paper with my recipe alone
So halfway through I feel so much better
I imagine happiness and it runs right to me, such amazing beauty

You don't have to cut up no roses
Please just leave them living
Got my pencil, got pretty paper
Please don't worry, we're forgiven

I have found, just the perfect feelin'
Finally 'cause I'm grateful, I can feel your spirit comin' closer on me
It is grand just to be reminded, reminded of the good things
And living in a new day that no one can tear down

You don't have to cut up no roses
Please just leave them living
Got my pencil, got pretty paper
Please don't worry, we're forgiven

Power and grace, yellow for friendship, red for love
Black for the universal stars above
Pink buds that I bought her on Valentine
She said it was forever then she changed her mind

I said a little prayer then I cleared my eyes
[Incomprehensible]
Started off with a oget, natural poget
I ain't Picasso but that ain't important

Faith, smart dude never graduated high school
Stay tuned, I'm a show you how my art move
Shape and dimension flow and extension
Symmetry shade, blowin' out the frame

Sign off my name, Dante when I'm finished
Put it to your memory for permanent exhibit
Love, hard work and it's worth every minute
Abstract is still life, real life kinetic

Got my pencil, got pretty paper
Please don't worry, we're forgiven
You don't have to cut up no roses
Please just leave them living

When I'm down I just draw some roses
On a pretty piece of paper with my recipe alone
So almost through I feel so much better
I imagine happiness and it ran right to me, such amazing beauty

Got my pencil, got pretty paper
Please don't worry, we're forgiven
You don't have to cut up no roses
Please just leave them living

Songwriters
DANTE SMITH, GEORGIA ANN MULDROW

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