River's Edge

We were standing in the water
On the river's edge
Every man, every woman, every child
On the river's edge
And the morning was as still as a dead man
Not a word was said
On the river's edge

We were tired and jaded and lonely
On the river's edge
We had run out of reasons for living
On the river's edge
We could let the current drag us under
Or we could live instead
On the river's edge

And a silence was shattered
And nothing else mattered
We could crawl back up on the shore
We were laughing like children
For millions and millions
We won't go down with a whisper
But a roar

And when found opportune
We didn't need any proof
To know we had been living a lie
We'd been hating each other
And killing each other
There's so many ways to live
And so many ways to die

So we went back to the river
And we laid down in the cool grass
And we came together in the moonlight
Nearly lost our heads
On the river's edge

On the river's edge
On the river's edge
On the river's edge
On the river's edge

On the river's edge
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