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Paul Bodden: Music & Lyrics

Broken Ground (Hold On)

(PAUL BODDEN, vocals; SETH WEINSTEIN, piano)
Words & music by Paul Bodden
1.
Hold on! The Earth is shakin'.
I step and stumble
On the BROKEN GROUND.
Hold on! My heart is breakin'
And it falls a-tumble
On the BROKEN GROUND.

I want to hold your hand and feel your face,
But I'm reachin' for the empty air.
I want to call your name but my words keep fallin'
And no one seems to care.

2.
So I just hold on to the Earth that's rumblin'.
I've been forsaken
On the BROKEN GROUND.
Hold on! My heart is crumblin'
I pray to be taken
From the BROKEN GROUND.

I want to fly away safe in your arms
To that castle with it's wall of stone.
I want to fly away but I just keep fallin'.
I'm in this world alone.

3.
But I will hold on to the Earth that's shakin'.
I'll find my way
Across the BROKEN GROUND.
Hold on! My feet are takin' me
Step by step, step by step, step by step, step by step,
I’ll go step by step
Across the BROKEN GROUND.

And it's hold on! Hold on!
I'll find my way across the BROKEN GROUND.
Step by step across the BROKEN GROUND.

Copyright © 2004 by Paul Bodden