Toward another
He has gone
To breathe an air
Beyond his own
Toward a wisdom
Beyond the shelf
Toward a dream
That dreams itself

About a boy
Beyond it all
About a boy
Beyond it all

From the forest
From the foam
From the field
That he had
Known
Toward a river
Twice as blessed
Toward the inn
Of happiness

About a boy
Beyond it all
About a boy
Beyond it all

From a chaos
Raging sweet
From the deep
And dismal street
Toward another
Kind of peace
Toward the great
Emptiness

About a boy
Beyond it all
About a boy
Beyond it all

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I stood among them
I stood alone
Boy boy
Just a boy
Just a little boy
[ ]
Just a little boy
Who will never grow
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About A Boy Lyrics

Patti Smith – About A Boy Lyrics

Songwriters: BALEWA M. MUHAMMAD, CANDICE CLOTIEL NELSON, ERIC HUDSON, EZEKIEL L. LEWIS, PATRICK MICHAEL SMITH
About A Boy lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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