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Hide My Eyes
© 2008 Jason Paul Johnston

Trying to find a way out of town
but I can't see the end yet
I've been paying oh so long
but I'm still so deep in debt

I wish I could write a song
that makes me just forget
But every time one comes along
it just stirs up regret

So I’ll stick my head in the sand and I’ll try
Every time a wave comes my way I’ll cry
Turn my face from the space that I occupy
When the tide gets high I’ll hide my eyes

Every time I step your way
oh something makes me stop
Been searching for a key to you
left here fumbling at the lock

I’ve been trying to talk to you
but my words fall out in parts
Been looking for a way inside
that distant little heart


from 100 Stories Vol. 2, released February 1, 2012


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Jason Paul Johnston Lexington, Kentucky

Jason is the son of a preacher from the Great White North (Canada) and a music teacher from Tennessee, giving his muse northern and southern winds. Jason released his first album "Willows Motel" in 2009. It was an americana inspired album of eleven originals and one old gospel tune. Jason is now working on a series of follow-up albums: 100 Stories Volumes 1-10 ... more

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