Hold On Me
Lyrics Esperanza Spalding

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I can hold my tongue for years I don't mind
For within that time silent I recite
Thousands of poems about you
Until one of them comes true

I can hold my breath for years I won't get blue
One sweet sigh from you
In my memory the breath of life that tides me through
Until the air is clear enough
To breathe around you I'll keep holding on

Such a thrill when you're near
But a staggering feet
Holding still when I feel
Folks can hear my heart beat
Your love may never flow my way
Still I'm gonna keep holding on

Shouldn't I just let go
Since there's nothing left to do
Time just melts away
And the current grow stronger
Pulling me downstream toward you
But until my love runs dry
I'm gonna keep holding on

Holding on life
Can't help myself when you're near
My head goes wild
And my heart beats like an eager child
I keep holding on, holding on

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