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Suzanne Buirgy: Music

Lullaby

(Suzanne Buirgy)
You would have been ten years old
You would have been going to school
You would have been living your life with me with me
You'd probably be tall for your age
With a head full of curls and eyes like the deep blue sea
It's not an easy thing
It's taken all this time to know that what I did was right
In my mind I hold your hand
In my heart I know you understand
As I sing you this lullaby tonight
You would have been born in June
And the man in the moon would have smiled down on your bed
I would have loved you so hard
I would have kept you so safe
At least that's the story in my head
It's amazing what time can do 'cause I'm lying to me and you
The truth's nowhere in sight
The truth is that I was young
Not ready to mother someone or to sing you this lullaby tonight
I was as wild as a weed
Drunk on love
High on speed
We all must lie in the beds we make
But I couldn't let you suffer for my mistakes
You would have been ten years old
You would have been going to school
You would have been living your life with me with me
You'd probably be tall for your age
With a head full of curls and eyes like the deep blue sea
There are those who would call me names
There are those who would say I sinned
But if I had it all to do over I'd do the same thing again
This is just between me and you
And the only thing I want to do
Is sing you this lullaby tonight