Polished my shoes, I bought a brand new hat
Moved to a town that time forgot
Where I don’t have to shave or be approachable
No I can do just what I want

I wanna walk in the howling wind ‘til it scatters all my thoughts
Sit all alone on the river bank ‘til I forget that I can talk
Just listen

They say everyone has a choice to make
To be loved or to be free
I told you once I felt invisible
And I sure by now you see

That what I meant is I’m not all there until I finally leave
Some loneliness is acceptable and some’s just out right mean
It gets even

The ivy crawls up the garden wall builds a ladder towards the sun
It can’t be climbed but who’s gonna mind if I claim it can be done
Illusion

And the sun goes down, and the stars come out
The distance that I felt, I can see it for myself now

Boarded a train to take my memories back
Make up for time that I have lost
I’ll never know if I’m delusional
I just believe that I am not

I’m gonna work for my sanity, give it everything I got
Tough so far I have cheated death, I know someday I’ll get caught
Just living

So here we go man, it’s beautiful, get your trumpet, get your drum
We’ll be keeping time in a second line, it can make you feel so young
I know you say you’ll go all the way but that’s not quite far enough
Someone told me that same thing
Someone told me that same thing
Someone told me that exact same thing once
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Time Forgot Lyrics

Conor Oberst – Time Forgot Lyrics

Songwriters: CONOR M. OBERST
Time Forgot lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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