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Kat Eggleston: Music

Everybody Knows (SPEAK)

(Kat Eggleston)
August, 2009
Kat Eggleston


Everybody knows life goes on

When the love that filled your days and dreams is gone

Everybody knows the time will come

When you’ll realize he’s not the only one

The strongest of us, now and then,

Has to learn to breathe again

As burns and bruises turn to memory.

Everybody knows

But me.

Everybody says “a heart grows strong

As winter lilacs bloom again in April sun.”

Everybody says “those seeds are sown

In a slow, steady, silent time alone.

This pain that holds you deaf and blind

That trips you up, time after time

Someday will lift again and let you see.”

Everybody says to me.

But the seasons, they have come and gone

I’ve seen the summer leaves come down

The months are moments.  Who sees where they go?

All thing take time. 

Everybody knows that it will go;

This sorrow, clinging to my heels like a shadow

Everybody knows, but even so

No matter where I turn, it always seems to follow

And all their words are so much noise

I still can only hear one voice

And pray that it will someday set me free

As everybody knows

Everybody knows

Everybody knows but me.