reasons why

Nickel Creek

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 EmDCD
 Where am I today?  I wish that I knew, 
 EmDACD
'Cause looking around there's no sign of you. 
 EmDC
 I don't remember one jump or one leap,
 EmDACD
Just quiet steps away from your lead. 
Verse 2:
I'm holding my heart out but clutching it too,
Feeling just short of a love that we once knew.
I'm calling this home when it's not even close,
Playing the role with nerves left exposed.
Chorus 1:
 DCGDCG
 Standing on a darkened stage, stumbling through the lines.
 A7DEmGCD
 Others have excuses, but I have my reasons why.
Verse 3:
We get distracted by dreams of our own,
But nobody's happy while feeling alone,
And knowing how hard it hurts when we fall,
We lean another ladder against the wrong wall.
Chorus 2:
 DCGDC
And climb high to the highest rung, to shake fists at the sky.
 EmGCD
While others have excuses, I have my reasons why.
Bridge:
 DCEmD
With so much deception it's hard not to wander away,
 CEmD
It's hard not to wander away,
It's hard not to wander away.


Corrected by bobby dean. View original
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