I look out on the city lights
The guarded streets below
I marvel at my history
The things that I don't know
Just another question
A shadow on my soul
Will there be time
Will there be time before I go
I left home in a hurry
Off to see the world
Then I played some music
Then I loved a girl
Someone called me papa
Took my breath away
Would I be fine
Would I be alright with just today
Will there be time enough for me before I go
Love without rules
Love without end
Sending a lofty prayer for peace out on the wind
Breaking the curse
Breaking the chain.....
Making a promise I won't have to make again
I look out on the city lights
The stories that they tell
And wonder at my destiny
Beyond this carousel
Such a hollow question
A tether frayed by fear
Will there be time
Time to let go while I'm here
Will there be time enough for me so I'll know
Will there be time enough for me before I go

Copyright 1995 Christopher Cross Songs/Moonblind Music

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