2003 I Hope to Dream of You Tonight

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2003: I Hope to Dream of You Tonight is a song about love, inspired just a little by a Microsoft Windows commercial and a lot by something else.

lyrics

VERSE:
I wear a window on my heart,
So you can see right through.
A single pane of glass that separates the valves and halves.
It does not sever me from you.

I put a seal upon my lips:
A promise to be true;
A reminder residue that preserves clues and other cues and
The kiss I saved for you.


CHORUS:
It’s a knot that won’t untie
The truth that doesn’t lie
A tiny death we shared exactly the same time
that brought us back to life.


VERSE:
I have a callous on my hand.
You know the work I’ve done.
An honest mark you see that protects the very heart of me
and the battles I have won.


CHORUS:
This is skin that will not break
A solemn sleep that will not wake
An incandescence that never loses light
I hope to dream of you tonight.


VERSE:
I wear a window on my heart
So you can see right through.
A single pane of glass that separates the valves and halves.
It does not sever me from you.

credits

from (New) Years​-​-​PAY WHAT YOU WANT, released December 31, 2010
ellen cherry, Michael Prout, Andrew McCallum

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ellen cherry Baltimore, Maryland

Emmy nominated singer/songwriter ellen cherry (lowercase letters intentional!) is a full-time touring and working performer based in Baltimore, MD. In 2017, ellen presents a new touring project called Portraits in Song that marries her love of storytelling and her passion for history through songs and portraits of interesting women in history to increase love and empathy for all. ... more

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