She Was Also the View MAG

June 14, 2012

[Verse 1]
You've got a good head on your shoulders
But God I bet it feels so heavy
You should have held her
You nod and say, “But she would never let me”
So your arms always fell short and went limp
It doesn't hurt to smile but I mentioned her and there it went
It left just as easily as she did
Didn't think you could ever forget
Well, this one's for you, friend
Let's just talk about it
[Chorus]
You say she was the river under a lit up bridge
She belonged in a museum, an artifact from the past
An old soul that let you feel like a little kid
While she made you grow up fast
She was the conversation piece on a coffee table
You say she was the daydream you'd doze off to every chance you were able
She was your favorite bay window
that you've ever looked out of
And she was also the view
I bet you were in love
But you would never say so, would you?
[Verse 2]
You never talked to her but you knew her voice
She had a map of the world, she had more than one choice
She was going to watch the waves and live on the beach
You just wanted to watch her sleep
And I'm just writing this because life loves to interrupt
I'm just writing this because she was an interruption that you loved
So it's time to talk it all out
And I'll pretend to not know who you're talking about
[Chorus]
You say she was the river under a lit up bridge
She belonged in a museum, an artifact from the past
An old soul that let you feel like a little kid
While she made you grow up fast
She was a conversation piece on a coffee table
You say she was the daydream you'd doze off to every chance you were able
She was your favorite bay window
that you've ever looked out of
And she was also the view
I bet you were in love
But you would never say so, would you?
[Bridge]
She was also the view
She was a tall building in the distance
An entire city when she felt complete
She was also the view
She was a backyard without a fence
A remaining part of the world that wasn't made of concrete
She was also the view
She was a massive tree
A magic forest in disguise
She was also the view
She was the type of sunset you need
A glimpse of space and heaven alike
[Outro]
And you,
You've got a good head on your shoulders
But God I bet it feels so heavy
And she was also the view,
You should have held her
You nod and say, “But she would never let me”



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on May. 28 at 7:38 pm
AllTheSuperRacehorses SILVER, Haverford, Pennsylvania
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This is absolutely incredible. I'm serious, this is so beautiful, and so bittersweet. Is there anywhere I can see a finished version, with a tune to it? Is it posted on YouTube or any other platform? I absolutely love this, and I wish you luck in your future endeavors.

on Apr. 17 at 2:33 pm
AinsleyTurnedAlex PLATINUM, San Diego, California
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Wow this is fantastic love the line "You've got a good head on your shoulders/but God I bet it feels so heavy" really powerful and the line that @clarity_77 mentioned wow just wow pls keep writing you are very talented

on May. 19 2013 at 12:59 am
clarity_77 BRONZE, Tucson, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Dream as if you'll live forever; live as if you'll die today"

This is amazing! I love the rhymes and the chorus! The part where it says "I bet you were in love/ But you would never say so, would you?" is really powerful. The whole thing is, actually. Keep writing, you obviously have a talent!

on Mar. 31 2013 at 6:06 pm
KenyaLove41 GOLD, Dallas, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent." ~Ambrose Bierce
"Nothing is Impossible, the word itself says 'I'm Possible!'" ~ Audrey Hepburn
"Good writing is only bad writing revised"~ Unknown

I really really enjoyed this. Excellent song writing now all you need is music and you're good. I especially liked "And I'm just writing this because life loves to interupt. I'm just writing this because she was an interuption that you loved."(:


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